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Suffer from tinnitus? This might bring you relief

People with tinnitus typically hear a ringing or buzzing sound that nobody else seems to notice. The constant noise can be debilitating in worst-case …

Neurophilosophy

Nanomachines that drill into cancer cells killing them in just 60 seconds developed by scientists

Nanomachines which can drill into cancer cells, killing them in just 60 seconds, have been developed by scientists.<p>The tiny spinning molecules are driven by light, and spin so quickly that they can burrow their way through cell linings when activated.<p>In one test conducted at Durham University the …

Cancer

Blood Test Finds Cancer Before Symptoms Start

It was not a slam dunk, but the test found cancer in the blood of more than half the patients who had been diagnosed with stage 1 cancer. It was even more accurate in finding late-stage cancers, but the goal would be to catch cancer in its earliest, easiest-to-treat stage.<p>There were no false …

Cancer

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The 86 cancer patients were a disparate group, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus or bone. One woman had a cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.<p>Still, these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted …

Meet the woman trying to cure cancer through breast milk

In a picturesque medieval town stands the ivy-covered Lund University, proudly displaying a historic crest dating back to 1666.<p>The exterior of this Swedish institution may exude heritage but inside its thick stone walls, pioneering scientists are crossing new frontiers in cancer research.<p>Leading …

Cancer

George Clooney Is Worth $250 Million on His 55th Birthday

Happy Birthday, George!<p>On May 6, George Clooney turns 55. People Magazine’s two-time Sexiest Man Alive has yet to reveal his birthday plans, but the …