News tagged with statistical methods

New tool enhances the search for genetic mutations

Concealed within the vastness of the human genome, (comprised of some 3 billion base pairs), mutations are commonplace. While the majority of these appear to have neutral effect on human health, many others ...

Aug 25, 2013
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Sudden stress shifts human brain into survival mode

(Medical Xpress) -- In threatening situations, the brain adapts within seconds to prepare for an appropriate response. Some regions are temporarily suppressed. Others become more active and form temporarily alliances for ...

Nov 25, 2011
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Children help reveal diabetes trigger

(Medical Xpress)—Cases of type 1 diabetes in children mirror the spread of flu – suggesting it is triggered by an infection carried by wild animals.

Jun 14, 2013
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