Emily Whitehead is kind of a big deal. At age seven, she is the only child to have beaten back leukemia with the help of a new treatment that turned her own immune cells into targeted cancer killers.
Scientists have found mutations in 26 genes that may cause oesophageal cancer – a breakthrough they hope will lead to new drugs for the deadly and increasingly frequent disease.
Medical advances this century may will make our future more bizarre. Get ready for medical science to push the boundaries of what it means to be human.
Marijuana smoke harms cells and DNA more than tobacco smoke does, while tobacco causes more intensive damage to chromosome structure, new research reports.