Radiation boost for artificial joints


A blast of gamma radiation could toughen up plastic prosthetic joints to make them strong enough to last for years, according to researchers in China writing in the current issue of the International Journal of…

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Tiny oxygen generators boost effectiveness of anticancer treatment


Related images(click to enlarge) Researchers have created and tested miniature devices that are implanted in tumors to generate oxygen, boosting the killing power of radiation and chemotherapy. The technology is designed to treat solid tumors…

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