New diagnostic technique reveals a protein biomarker that accurately differentiates bladder cancer from benign inflammation

IMAGE: Label-free Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) imaging (left) classifies the unaltered tissue thin section (red: tumor, cyan: connective tissue, blue: muscle). This information is then used to cut out tissue samples… view more  Credit: American Journal of Pathology Philadelphia, PA, February 12, 2019 – Label-free digital pathology using infrared (IR) imaging with subsequent proteomic analysis for…

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More is better when coordinating with others, according to new study

IMAGE: Physical coordination is more beneficial in larger groups. view more  Credit: Pexels Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Imperial College London and the University of Tokyo have demonstrated that physical coordination is more beneficial in larger groups. The researchers used robotic interfaces to test coordination in groups of two, three and four partners, and found…

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Supplement Makers Touting Cures for Alzheimer’s and Other Diseases Get F.D.A. Warning

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned 12 sellers of dietary supplements to stop claiming their products can cure diseases ranging from Alzheimer’s to cancer to diabetes. At the same time, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the agency’s commissioner, suggested that Congress strengthen the F.D.A.’s authority over an estimated $40 billion industry, which sells as many…

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