Archive: 08/31/2009

New strategies for reperfusion therapy

PCI is the preferred strategy in acute myocardial infarction when performed by an experienced team as soon as possible after first medical contact.Time is essential: for P-PCI there is an 8 percent excess annual mortality ...

dateAug 31, 2009 in Medical research
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Honey, I Blew up the Tokamak

Magnetic reconnection could be the Universe's favorite way to make things explode. It operates anywhere magnetic fields pervade space--which is to say almost everywhere. On the sun magnetic reconnection causes ...

dateAug 31, 2009 in General Physics
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New treatment in sight for ovarian cancer

In the future, women with metastatic ovarian cancer could be treated with a radioactive substance that can seek and destroy tumour cells. An initial study in patients conducted jointly by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University ...

dateAug 31, 2009 in Cancer
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