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Real-time blood flow assessment

Major advance in 3D ultrasound imaging of heart and brain

Two successive studies highlight advances in non-invasive 3D ultrasound imaging, making it possible to observe blood flow in real time in the heart and the brain.

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HHV awaken via microRNA

Why herpes keeps coming back

Dormant herpesviruses induce their reactivation via a previously unknown cellular mechanism mediated by a viral microRNA, Würzburg researchers discovered.

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UV sterilization

Ultraviolet disinfection against Covid-19: Study gives new insights

UV radiation is one of the go-to methods for preventing the spread of SARS-CoV-2. But what UV dosage kills the virus? What wavelength? How long? A new study answers many of those questions.

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Dermatology tool

Skin cancer detection: handheld device as painless alternative to biopsy

A new handheld device has been developed to painlessly identify skin cancers using millimeter-wave imaging. This could slash the rate of unnecessary biopsies.

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Gender inequalities

Breaking the bias: a woman’s perspective of cancer research

In an online event to mark International Women’s Day, five women at various stages of their careers in cancer care discussed the hurdles they have overcome – often because of their gender – and…

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Clinical trial

Prostate cancer: Researchers explore new radiotherapy approach

A different way of treating people with prostate cancer will be investigated by researchers at the University of Leeds in a new clinical trial funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research.

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miR-634 vs. OSCC

Anti-cancer "dream cream" to shrink oral tumors

Modern medicine offers “peel and stick” solutions like nicotine or contraceptive patches to put right on the skin without needing to visit a doctor for an injection or procedure. Now, researchers have found that applying a topical ointment containing anti-tumor factor can increase the effectiveness of cancer treatment.

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