Nature Medicine


Advances In Treatment Of COPD

Depending on the cause of COPD and the form, treatment can be very different. Scientists have developed an imaging bio-marker that can help.


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Shedding New Light On Ovarian Cancer

During ovarian cancer surgery, it is not always easy for doctors to determine the borders of the tumor, a limitation that can often result in relapse from the regrowth of cancerous cells. Flourescent markers might help.



Promising Research In Treatment Of MS

A chemical called the death receptor 6 (dr6) in the brain could be slowing down brain repair in patients with multiple sclerosis.


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Blood Test Could Detect Down Syndrome Early

News from the journal ‘Nature Medicine’ says a simple blood test could help detect a baby with down syndrome.