Depressing News About Alcohol

Bad news for wine enthusiasts and cocktail experts: alcohol has been directly linked to several types of cancer in a new study published in “Addiction.” More than liver cancer (which, of course, most people already associate with alcohol) the results of the study showed booze can contribute to “the development of seven types of cancer, including that of the breast and liver, and now there’s …

How Artificial Intelligence Can Quickly Diagnose Cancer

While a viable cure for cancer may be still be decades away, researchers at the University of California Los Angeles have found a promising way to efficiently diagnose and prevent the disease. Using a special microscope and an artificial intelligence algorithm, they’re able to non-destructively identify cancer in a sample, significantly reducing the time and effort normally needed to diagnose. The researchers believe their method—which …

The US Wants Cuba’s Lung Cancer Vaccine

As US government regulated restrictions around Cuba slowly ease, a few things have come to light. One being that Cuba hosts some of the world’s leading biotech and medical research. Now, the US is looking to bring a promising lung cancer vaccine from the Caribbean nation stateside. Called Civamax, the vaccination spurs the body into releasing antibodies that can prevent lung tumors from metastasizing, making …