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Mini organs grown from tumour cells can help us choose the best chemo

By Jessica Hamzelou We can now test how cancer cells respond to a drug before people begin treatmentMAURIZIO DE ANGELIS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Miniature organoids grown from a person’s cancer cells could help to predict whether or not they will respond to some types of chemotherapy. With improvement, the organoids could help further personalise cancer treatment,… Read More »

First death reported from vaping-related lung illness, officials say

Two young women vape outside the shop they work at, Cloud99 Vapes, in Manhattan borough, New York. Melissa Fares | Reuters One person has died after being hospitalized with a severe lung illness after using an e-cigarette, the first death doctors have linked to vaping, Illinois officials said Friday. The death comes as federal and… Read More »

Barcelona Health Hub Launches to Advance Digital Health Solutions from Spain | Josep Carbo, Founder

Health Tech Aug 8, 2019• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Barcelona has emerged a global hot-spot when it comes to healthcare innovation and health tech startups. And now, finally, Spanish startups with digital health apps, digital therapeutics, novel med devices, and other tech-enabled therapies can call the Barcelona Health Hub their home. What’s all the… Read More »