Archive: 28/11/2007

Computer savvy canines

Like us, our canine friends are able to form abstract concepts. Friederike Range and colleagues from the University of Vienna in Austria have shown for the first time that dogs can classify complex color photographs and ...

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New mammography technology improves cancer detection

A new radiological diagnostic tool called stereo mammography allows clinicians to detect more lesions and could significantly reduce the number of women who are recalled for additional tests following routine screening mammography.

dateNov 28, 2007 in Cancer
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Freezing bone cancer tumors reduces pain, study shows

Cryoablation, a procedure most commonly associated with destroying kidney and prostate tumors by freezing them, has been shown to offer durable pain relief of cancer that has spread to bone. The procedure freezes and shrinks ...

dateNov 28, 2007 in Cancer
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