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IORT offers Women Alternative to Six-Weeks of Intensive Radiotherapy

Thousands of British women could soon benefit from a new breast cancer ‘blaster’ (Intra-operative Radio Therapy) that spares them the ordeal of daily radiotherapy after surgery.

The procedure for patients with small, early-stage tumors replaces up to six weeks of treatment with a single 30-minute session that has been proved to be as effective in preventing the disease from returning.

New Insight into the Origin of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia may be related to neurodevelopment changes, including brain's inability to create the appropriate vascular system, according to new study led by researchers from the D'Or Institute for Research and Education, the University of Chile and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). The results broaden the understanding about the causes of this severe and disabling disorder.