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Kids stuck in the hospital during the school year must still keep up with their studies, a pretty big challenge if you miss all the classes. Learning alone and without your teacher to lead the way is no fun and… Read more →
Among other things, one of the symptoms of advanced Parkinson’s disease is an impaired sense of balance. Although this typically isn’t very responsive to medication, Swedish scientists at the University of Gothenburg’s Sahlgrenska Academy are developing an alternative treatment –… Read more →
Prostate cancer can spread beyond the prostate gland and become an extraprostatic extension (EPE). Currently, contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used to detect and diagnose prostate cancer. This technique involves injecting patients with a contrast agent to identify where… Read more →
Cystoscopy—a clinical procedure that uses a narrow, tubular optical instrument called a cystoscope to view inside the bladder—is currently the gold standard for detecting cancer in this organ. However, the technique is not favored by most patients because it is… Read more →
Sixteen-year-old Mohammad Sayed wanted more from his wheelchair. So he started hacking the thing.
Sayed is a student at NuVu, an experimental high school in Cambridge, Massachusetts where students learn practical skills through hands-on projects, and for one his projects, he… Read more →