Tag Archives: Research

Advances in Thyroid Cancer Research

NCI-funded researchers are working to advance our understanding of how to treat thyroid cancer. Most thyroid cancers are found at an early stage and can be treated successfully. Scientists are now working to understand which people with thyroid cancer can safely choose less treatment for their disease, to minimize side effects. Research is also needed… Read More »

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Research on How Cells Manage Oxygen

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was jointly awarded to three scientists — William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza — for their work on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. The Nobel Assembly announced the prize at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm on Monday. Their work established… Read More »

Research links air pollution and dementia

Air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of developing dementia later in life, Australian researchers have found. A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease on Wednesday shows rates of dementia were more likely when people were exposed over a long period of time to two air pollutants. The two pollutants are… Read More »