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How a parasitic fish could help us fight brain cancer and stroke

New research in mice suggests that molecules derived from a species of parasitic fish could help tackle cancer and other conditions in the brain.

Why don’t whales develop cancer, and why should we care?

Whales have a minimal risk of developing cancer, despite factors that may lead us to think otherwise. Why is this, and how can this knowledge help us?

Exploring spider venom’s dual attack

A study of spider venom looks deeper into its molecular makeup than ever before. The findings may lead to treatments for neurological conditions.

A new wearable device may detect cancer with more precision

Researchers are developing and testing a wearable device that can detect the presence of cancer cells in the bloodstream with greater accuracy.

Which people foods are safe for dogs?

Foods that are safe for people can often be harmful to dogs, while others are nutritious for dogs to eat in moderation. Here, learn which human foods dogs can eat and which not to feed them.

Why are researchers growing human protein in hens’ eggs?

Chicken eggs have uses outside of the kitchen, most notably in clinical research. Recently, scientists have been using them to produce human proteins.

How a dog can make it easier to manage diabetes

Dogs could help people with type 1 diabetes manage their condition, a new study shows. Specially trained canines can ‘sniff out’ blood sugar levels.

Honeybees may hold the secret to stem cell youth

The royal jelly that honeybees make to produce new queen bees seems to contain a secret ingredient that can keep stem cells ‘young’ and powerful.

Can dogs detect cancer?

Dogs have an incredibly sensitive sense of smell. They are able to detect various types of cancer through odor signatures in a person’s breath, urine, and skin. Here, we look at how dogs can detect cancer, the types of cancer they can smell, and how medical professionals can use dogs in cancer research and diagnostics.

Deadly venoms may drive medical advances

According to a recent paper, naturally produced venoms could help design treatments for a range of diseases, including diabetes and chronic pain.

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