Neuroscience

New evidence for a blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer's disease

A potential blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases seems even more promising thanks to new research from a Massachusetts General Hospital-led study. According to this team's work, neurofilament ...

Ophthalmology

AI model predicts risk for age-related macular degeneration

(HealthDay)—A new artificial intelligence algorithm can predict risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a study published in the April issue of Translational Vision Science and Technology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 lockdown data shows men travelled 48% more than women

Men have moved further than women before and during the UK's lockdown, according to data today from the Oxford COVID-19 Impact Monitor—potentially raising questions over whether this could have been a factor in the increased ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Social isolation linked to more severe COVID-19 outbreaks

Regions of Italy with higher family fragmentation and a high number of residential nursing homes experienced the highest rate of COVID-19 infections in people over age 80, according to a new study published May 21, 2020 in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Factors linked to COVID-19 in-hospital mortality ID'd in NYC

(HealthDay)—Factors associated with in-hospital mortality include older age, chronic cardiac disease, and chronic pulmonary disease in a cohort of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in New York City, according to a study ...

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