Tagged: Cancer

Cryotherapy For Cancer and Chronic Pain?

Exposing your body to temperatures around -150 °C (-300 °F) may seem like an absurd idea, with most people trying to avoid the cold. However, there exists a treatment that aims to do exactly that: cooling the body down to...

The Process and Costs of Drug Development

The monetary investment for drug discovery averages $2 billion per approved drug. Furthermore, the process of taking a synthesized compound to market as a drug can take years, even decades. With such high risk and no promise of reward, companies...

Zebrafish: Lab Rats of The Future, Today

“Such an exotic name!” you exclaim, “Surely it must be some elusive endangered African species that can only be found in two specific wetlands in the Congo Basin?” Well, the zebrafish is indeed exotic, but in a different context –...