Neuroscience

Nitric oxide signaling in health and disease

In a recently published review article in Cell, researchers Jon Lundberg and Eddie Weitzberg at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Karolinska Institutet summarize research in nitric oxide (NO) with a focus on ...

Oncology & Cancer

Brain tumor study highlights differences among Hispanics

Although typically classified as a single ethnic group, people of Hispanic heritage have markedly different risks for brain tumors based on their geographic origins, suggesting greater diversity that warrants attention in ...

Health

New tool measures moral distress in pandemic nursing care

The COVID‐19 pandemic created novel patient care circumstances that may have increased nurses' moral distress, including COVID‐19 transmission risk and end‐of‐life care without family present. Moral distress is a ...

Medical economics

Who is at fault when medical software gets it wrong?

Doctors are being increasingly encouraged to rely on digital technology to guide care, but who carries the blame if doctors rely on software that makes mistakes, leading to patient harm?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early warning system can identify sepsis patients

An early warning system has the potential to identify sepsis patients early and improve patient outcomes, according to a study published online July 21 in Nature Medicine.

Medical research

Designing a tool for better diagnosis of rare and genetic diseases

Scientists have identified over 10,000 rare diseases with the majority of these diseases being genetic in origin. The vast majority of patients with these diseases experience long and grueling diagnostic odysseys and their ...

Health

Artificial intelligence edges closer to the clinic

The beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic presented a huge challenge to healthcare workers. Doctors struggled to predict how different patients would fare under treatment against the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus. Deciding how to triage ...

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