Understanding Leukemia cell movement gives clues to its resistance to treatment

This is a high-resolution render of unique environments in the bone marrow (blue, purple and green) as they are invaded and populated by leukemia cells (yellow).Credit: Edwin Hawkins and Delfim Duarte/Imperial College London New research is shedding light on how leukaemia cells can survive cancer treatment, suggesting new possibilities for stopping them in their tracks. Leukaemia has… Continue reading Understanding Leukemia cell movement gives clues to its resistance to treatment

Research shows sedative use in postoperative stage reduces delirium

The study, by scientists at Imperial College London and Peking University First Hospital, suggests sedating patients after they undergo an operation may reduce the risk of post-operative delirium by up to 65 per cent. The team publishes the findings in The Lancet The condition may affect up to one in three people who have a… Continue reading Research shows sedative use in postoperative stage reduces delirium