New study finds SkinVision detects 95% of skin cancer

An international group of researchers working with Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) in the Netherlands determined that SkinVision—the first CE-marked skin cancer application based on extensive clinical trials—has a sensitivity of 95.1% in detecting the most common forms of skin cancer. The research published in the Journal of the…

Study finds women nap half as much as men

Fancy a nap? You’re most likely a man! Study finds that women are half as likely as their male counterparts to sleep in the afternoon Poll of 2,000 Britons found 13% of men had a daily nap but just 6% of women Also found a quarter of women said they…

New study uncovers weakness in C. diff toxin

A new study, led by researchers from the University of California, Irvine (UCI), uncovers the long-sought-after, three-dimensional structure of a toxin primarily responsible for devastating Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). Published today in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, the study titled, “Structure of the full-length Clostridium difficile toxin B,” sheds light…