Fat cells used to fight brain cancer

In an elaborate game of cellular hide and seek, scientists have found a way to use stem cells from human fat to seek out hard-to-find ‘migrating’ cancer cells in the brain. The most common and aggressive type of brain tumor is called glioblastoma, an...

Lifelong activity sharpens adult memory

We all know that staying active throughout our lives is good for our heart and bodies. Now research from King’s College suggests that people who are consistently active from a young age tend to have sharper memories and cognitive function when they g...

Real time brain tumor analysis on horizon

A new tool may allow surgeons to quickly identify identify the type, grade and tumor margins of brain cancer during brain surgery. The tool allows surgeons to spray a microscopic stream of charged solvent directly onto brain tissue. The solvent then ...

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