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Multimaterial 3D Printers Used to Aid Neurosurgical Training

Multimaterial 3D Printers Used to Aid Neurosurgical Training

Investigators from the University of Malaya in Malaysia, in collaboration with researchers from the UK, report that they have engineered a cost-effective model of the skull for use in practicing neurosurgical techniques. The model, created by using the latest generation of multimaterial 3D pri... Read More


Deadly Brain Cancer Can Be Fought with Patient's Own Fat Cells

Deadly Brain Cancer Can Be Fought with Patient's Own Fat Cells

There is a type of stem cell in the human body that can chase and treat cancer cells. Now a new study from the US indicates that brain cancer patients' own fat may be the best resource for these mesenchymal stem cells capable of delivering treatments directly into the brain following the surgi... Read More


Viruses Eradicate Cancer Cells, Not Healthy Tissue

Viruses Eradicate Cancer Cells, Not Healthy Tissue

Researchers have genetically engineered a new strain of virus that seeks out and destroys cancer cells while leaving normal, healthy cells alone. Scientists at the Mayo Clinic developed the genome of the oncolytic (or cancer dissolving) virus to recognize the so-called microRNAs of normal tiss... Read More


Marijuana Compounds Effective in Battle with Brain Cancer

Marijuana Compounds Effective in Battle with Brain Cancer

Is Marijuana a potential tool for fighting cancer? Recent research at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute in San Francisco and separate research at the Complutense University in Spain point to the possibility that a combination of compounds in marijuana could help fight off a... Read More


Cell Phone Use and Tumors

Cell Phone Use and Tumors

New research has revealed that use of a cell phone over 10 years might increase the risk of their users developing a rare benign tumor. For millions of Americans, cell phones have become remote lifelines for both business and leisure…for some it’s an addiction.  Read More



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