Posts Tagged ‘patient’

New ‘cancer pen’ can detect the tumors in just 10 seconds

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have developed a new pen-like device that could allow doctors to more quickly and accurately identify and remove tumors during surgery, allowing them to distinguish between cancerous and healthy cells in as little as 10 seconds. Described in a study published in a recent edition of the […]

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Doctors discover 27 contacts stuck in woman’s eye

Doctors who were preparing a 67-year-old woman for routine cataract surgery recently were in for quite a surprise when they discovered the actual cause of her vision problems – a congealed mass of disposable contact lenses that she had reportedly been wearing for decades. According to NPR and BBC News, surgeons at Solihull Hospital in […]

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Body for practice surgery even bleeds fake blood

New artificial organs and human anatomy mimic the real thing, even up to the point of […]

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CRISPR gene-editing technique used in humans for the first time

For the first time, cells edited using the CRISPR-Cas9 technique have been injected into a human as part of a clinical trial involving a patient with aggressive lung cancer that was conducted at the West China Medical Center in Chengdu, according to a new report published by Nature. A team led by Lu You at […]

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