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Study shows potential to develop brain tumour liquid biopsies

Scientists are making strides in developing liquid biopsies for brain tumours by detecting tumour DNA in the fluid from around the brain and spine. Liquid biopsies are fluid samples from patients, for example from the blood or urine, which provide a less invasive way to monitor disease compared to tumour biopsies. A less intrusive test… Read More »

Prolonged HIV suppression is possible using ibalizumab, analysis of highly drug-resistant patients shows

A treatment regimen containing ibalizumab (Trogarzo), a monoclonal antibody designed to block HIV, led to substantial viral load reductions in a majority of highly treatment-experienced people with few treatment options left, Dr Zvi Cohen of Theratechnologies reported at the International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection (HIV Glasgow) on Wednesday. Fifteen out of 40… Read More »

Stomach-churning video shows live parasitic worm being removed from a man's eye

Must see: 15cm-long worm being removed from a man’s eye A 60-year-old patient from India went to the hospital complaining about constant pain and itching in his eyes, but when a specialist examined him, he spotted a 15cm-long worm in his eyeball that had to be removed immediately. Watch to see the worm extracted from… Read More »