Researchers from Boston University Schools of Medicine (BUSM) and Public Health have developed and evaluated a fast, accurate and cost-effective approach to assessing the carcinogenicity of chemicals — that is, whether exposure to a chemical increases a person's long-term cancer risk.
The UK has experienced one of the largest slowdowns in life expectancy growth among 20 of the world’s leading economies, according to official figures by Britain’s Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The first-ever ‘disease in a Petri dish’ platform that models human colon cancer derived from stem cells has been developed by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators, allowing them to identify a targeted drug treatment for a common, inherited form of the disease.
Lawmakers in Texas, the US, largely failed to take any significant action to address the state's skyrocketing rate of pregnancy-related deaths just months after researchers found it to be the highest in not only the US, but the developed world.
Vanessa Restrepo-Schild, a student and researcher at Oxford University, has developed the world's first synthetic, soft tissue retina. Until now, artificial retinas have only been made from hard, rigid materials.