As artificial intelligence continues to evolve, diagnosing disease faster and potentially with greater accuracy than physicians, some have suggested that technology may soon replace tasks that physicians currently perform. But a new study from the Google AI research group shows that physicians and algorithms working together are more effective than either alone. It’s one of […]Continue Reading ...
The advances in Artificial intelligence (AI) have successfully propagated into the many areas such as computer vision, speech recognition, and natural language processing. AI is now rapidly propagating into the areas requiring substantial domain expertise such as biology, chemistry promising to speed up, improving the success rates, and lower the cost of drug discovery and […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Patients with arthritis in their knees experienced significant improvement in pain and mobility after undergoing a weekly, whole-body massage for two months, according to a study led by researchers at Duke Health. The finding, appearing online in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, suggests that massage could offer a safe and […]Continue Reading ...
In a study of teenagers and adults suffering from acne who consulted their dermatologist, the acne relapse rate was 44 percent (39.9 percent of ≤20-year-olds and 53.3 percent of >20-year-olds). The Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology study, which was supported by La Roche-Posay Dermatological Laboratories, also showed that acne relapses are […]Continue Reading ...
A key element of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s mission is focused on helping to ensure that all products we regulate, including drugs available to consumers, are safe and of high quality. This means working to ensure greater accountability in our nation’s drug supply chain. As part of these efforts, today, the agency is […]Continue Reading ...
Fatty acid metabolism is an essential process in tumor growth and proliferation. Despite different attempts to block fatty acid metabolism as a therapeutic strategy to reduce tumor size and growth, the outcome was not always positive. Researchers from the lab of Prof. Sarah-Maria Fendt at the VIB-KU Leuven Center for Cancer Biology now demonstrate that […]Continue Reading ...
The project is led by Professors Ranson and McCall at LSTM, in collaboration with Imperial College, and national medical research institutes in Burkina Faso (Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, CNRFP) and Tanzania (National Institute for Medical Research, NIMR). The aim is to develop a robust set of entomological indicators that […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Exposure to air pollution, particularly at school, could be associated with a higher risk of overweight and obesity during childhood. This is the conclusion of a study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by “la Caixa”, performed with 2,660 children between 7 and 10 years of […]Continue Reading ...
One thousand new research and business leaders will be created to ensure the UK leads the global revolution in Artificial Intelligence (AI). This new generation of PhD students will use AI technology to improve healthcare, tackle climate change and create new commercial opportunities, thanks to a £100m investment from UK Research and Innovation announced today, […]Continue Reading ...
Serotonin neurons and fibers in the mouse brain. Credit: Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute Cocaine is a highly addictive psychostimulant that induces complex molecular, cellular and behavioral responses. Despite various approaches and years of pre-clinical studies, effective, mechanism-based therapies to assist with cocaine misuse and dependence are still sorely lacking. Although it is well understood […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 — All expectant parents worry, and for those undergoing fertility treatments, there are additional concerns about the health of their child. But a new study finds one less thing they need to stress over — their children don’t appear to be at greater risk of cancer than other children. “These results […]Continue Reading ...
Popular e-cigarette manufacturer Juul is one of the fastest growing vaping companies around. It has been targeting youngsters and adolescents with their flavoured e-cigarettes. The company has recently come under scrutiny for steadily raising the nicotine content of its e-cigarettes. A report stating the rise of nicotine in Juul’s e-cigarettes and its impact on other […]Continue Reading ...
Listening and practicing music have been reported to have many beneficial effects on human health. The effect of music on human brain has been previously studied in young professionals but studies on the long-term effects of music on human health are largely missing. In a new study by researchers from University of Helsinki and Helsinki […]Continue Reading ...
In the first study to identify specific surgical goals for the treatment of an intracerebral hemorrhage–the deadliest and most disabling type of stroke–a team of neurosurgeons found that at least 70 percent of the hemorrhage has to be removed for patients to make a meaningful recovery. Worldwide, more than 1 million people each year develop […]Continue Reading ...
[protected-iframe id=”88ec9605fefb71eae589532febda9ffa-7618883-121704370″ info=”https://www.npr.org/player/embed/692567463/692614270″ width=”100%” height=”290″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”]Utah residents may have thought they were done fighting about Medicaid expansion last November. But when Utah lawmakers opened a new legislative session in late January, they began pushing through a bill to roll back the scope and impact of an expansion that voters approved in a ballot measure. […]Continue Reading ...
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