The low-dose chest CT scans used in lung cancer screening do not appear to damage human DNA, according to a study appearing in the journal Radiology. The results could help allay fears that such screenings will lead to an increase in radiation-induced cancer.
A small study of five patients with COVID-19 found that treatment with tPA -- a thrombolyic agent used to dissolve blood clots -- resulted in rapid improvement in alveolar ventilation, oxygenation, and/or shock.
Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have uncovered that a genetic variant in a gene called MET is responsible for more aggressive growth of head and neck, and lung cancers. The study was published in the scientific journal Nature Communications.