Dogs detecting prostate cancer!

Dogs detecting prostate cancer!

Recent research has shown that dogs can be extremely effective at detecting thyroid cancer in humans, and it seems that their skills have no end! Their next feat? Detecting prostate cancer – and with incredible accuracy. In Milan, two German Shepherds trained for this particular task have certainly proven themselves accurate. The dogs were trained […]

Worms: Sniffing out cancer in your pee?

Worms: Sniffing out cancer in your pee?

Roundworm infestation in humans can be pretty nasty. But a particular case prompted researchers to dig a little deeper- they found a 63-year-old man with these parasites, and he had a stomach lesion that the worms seemed particularly interested in. The worms attached themselves to this lesion, which turned out to be the early stages […]