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Medical News Today: Could the common cold ‘revolutionize’ bladder cancer treatment?

Current treatment for some forms of cancer does not work as well as researchers had initially hoped. But a new virus-based treatment has shown promising results. New research suggests that the common cold virus can help scientists devise the next treatment for a widespread form of bladder cancer. Using viruses to treat cancer has long… Read More »

How good is your eyesight? This viral photo could show if you have astigmatism

Twitter users were baffled by a comparison of two night time pictures with many realising they had the condition astigmatism for the first time. In recent years there has been an influx of viral photos blowing everyone’s mind, showing how differently we see some common objects. The most famous of course being ‘the dress’ that… Read More »

A small electrical zap to the brain could help you retrieve a forgotten memory

A study by UCLA psychologists provides strong evidence that a certain region of the brain plays a critical role in memory recall. The research, published in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, also shows for the first time that using an electrical current to stimulate that region, the left rostrolateral prefrontal cortex, improves people’s ability to… Read More »