Can mouthwash kill the coronavirus?

Certain oral antiseptics and mouthwashes may offer a way to inactivate human coronavirus, according to a new study. The findings indicate that some of these products might help reduce the viral load, or amount of virus, in the mouth after infection and may help reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Researchers…

‘Hot spots’ may improve breast cancer mapping

Using a new technique, researchers have found tiny and previously undetectable “hot spots” of extremely high stiffness inside aggressive and invasive breast cancer tumors. Their findings suggest, for the first time, that only very tiny regions of a tumor need to stiffen for metastasis to take place. Though still in its infancy, the researchers believe…