Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) is a cancer of blood primarily affecting children. And currently kills around 1400 people a year in the USA alone. It is often a devastating disease, presenting with non-specific symptoms and can be advanced at the time of diagnosis. Treatment is usually chemotherapy, a collection of chemicals designed to wipe out… Continue reading Hopes For Childhood Cancer Prevention As Doctor’s Focus In On Immune System
Robots are an increasing part of our day to day lives. From simple assistants like Siri to complex quadripedal automatons like Spotmini, robotic technology is rapidly becoming common. And although some may seem novelties, a revolution in robotics has been pioneering medical treatments for a while now. And researchers at UW School of Medicine have just… Continue reading Researchers just created a Robot ‘Mini-Organ’ Nursery, and the implications are astounding.
Newspapers often give completely contradictory health advice. It’s difficult enough to keep track of what is supposed to be healthy, without papers changing their minds the whole time. Unless you have training in Science or access to the original source material, you often must take a newspapers interpretation at face value. But this can often… Continue reading Can You Really Trust Health Journalism? Think Like A Scientist.
Something had come from the darkness. Something unfamiliar, maybe dangerous. Wait no, certainly dangerous. Something inside me saw teeth, claws, my imminent evisceration at the whim of something ancient and devilish. Why did I think this, and why was my heart beating so fast?
This may seem silly to some, but I have had panic attacks after tweeting.