What are tumors? How do they arise? How are they diagnosed? How will the diagnosis change in the coming years? With a single blood test it will be possible to diagnose the presence of more than 50 types of cancer simultaneously.
Genetically engineered fungus kills 75% of malaria-infected mosquitos
In this post, I will focus on a group of diseases that is unique in its features: prion diseases. They are caused by misfolding of prion protein (see further), and […]
In this post I will write about a very sensitive health-related issue: autism. I will summarize its features, focusing on potential causes and clarifying the autism-vaccines debate. Let’s begin with […]
Thanks to the great improvements in genetics, including the completion of DNA sequencing and the recording of thousands of variations in the DNA sequence that can predispose to syndromes or […]
In this post I want to tell you about the most common non-traumatic disabling disease among young adults: multiple sclerosis. Let’s see first, what is multiple sclerosis? As usual, […]