Deep-brain imaging at synaptic resolution with adaptive optics 2-photon endomicroscopy

The ability to undertake in vivo imaging of a living brain in a mammalian animal model is crucial for elucidating how the brain functions. However, the brain consists of tens of billions of neurons, each connected with thousands of others via synapses, the sites of communication between neurons that allows transmission of information. Thus, to […]

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Two arrested after cannabis sweets ’50 times stronger than a joint’ leave 17 kids ill

Two people have been arrested after cannabis sweets reportedly 50 times stronger than a joint left 17 youngsters hospitalised. The reportedly ‘medicated Nerds Rope Bites’ appeared to be packaged for kids, but allegedly had dangerous levels of psychoactive chemical THC. Medics rushed to La Sainte Union Catholic School in Highgate, north London, after the teens […]

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Many non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma patients can skip radiation, collaborative study finds

Skipping radiation and receiving less chemotherapy may become the new standard of care for some lymphoma patients, according to a recent collaborative study led by a Daniel Persky, MD, associate director for clinical investigations at the UArizona Cancer Center, principal investigator of its Lymphoma Clinical Research Team, and professor of medicine in the Division of […]

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