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chemotherapy

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Flying across the blood-brain barrier with microbubbles

Long an obstacle to treating diseases like brain cancer, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's, the blood-brain barrier might soon be unlocked thanks to a medical physicist in Canada.

By June 18, 2014

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Packnada lets you travel to Singapore without luggage

The Singapore-only (for now) service will launder and store your clothes for you and deliver it to your hotel the next time you're in town. Think of it as a cloud storage for your clothes.

By May 7, 2014

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Scientists unveil world's first cancer-fighting nanobot

Scientists at the Chonnam National University in South Korea have developed a microscopic robot that can detect and treat cancer from inside the body.

By December 17, 2013

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New breakthrough: Engineered immune cells may block HIV

A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.

By March 5, 2014

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Children's cancer wing transformed into superhero ward

Kids receiving cancer treatments in Brazil get IV fluids inside superhero covers and read comic books showing Batman going through the same experience.

By June 4, 2013

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Tiny oxygen generators improve cancer treatments

Researchers at Purdue are implanting miniature devices in tumors to generate oxygen and boost the effects of both radiation and chemotherapy.

By August 31, 2011

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Wireless blood-test implant sends data to smartphones

Scientists at École Polytechnique have developed a tiny, wireless implant that can monitor a patient's blood, sending results to the doctor via Bluetooth to a smartphone app.

By March 19, 2013

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Robo-pharmacist readies 350,000 doses perfectly

At the University of California, San Francisco, another example of how machines are superior. But they still can't come up with a good home remedy for hiccups.

By March 11, 2011

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NASA uses light to soothe chemo side effects

Originally developed to explore plant growth on space shuttles, NASA's far-red/near-infrared LED treatment, using a device called WARP 75, helps reduce pain from chemo and radiation treatments.

By March 4, 2011

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A vaccine for breast, ovarian cancers?

An experimental type of vaccine that aims to treat, as opposed to prevent, metastatic breast and ovarian cancer shows promise in a small clinical trial.

By November 8, 2011