Prototype Breathalyser Invented to Detect Influenza

Researchers at the University of Texas have invented a prototype breathalyser that is capable of detecting influenza during its early stages. The breathalyser works by detecting biomarkers, that are expected to be present when infected with influenza, using smart sensors. These biomarkers include nitric oxide and ammonia. This particular prototype breathalyser is designed to detect … Continue reading Prototype Breathalyser Invented to Detect Influenza

Cannabis Derivatives may Treat Brain Cancer

Glioblastoma represents 15% of brain tumors and is the most aggressive type of cancer that begins in the brain. Current treatment regimes involve surgery followed by chemotherapy and radiation therapy, these however yield a poor survival rate. Typical patients are expected to survive twelve to fifteen months following treatment with only 3-5% of patients surviving … Continue reading Cannabis Derivatives may Treat Brain Cancer