Oncology & Cancer

­­Algorithm that performs as accurately as dermatologists

A study has now been presented that boosts the evidence for using AI solutions in skin cancer diagnostics. With an algorithm they devised themselves, scientists at the University of Gothenburg show the capacity of technology ...

Genetics

New taxonomy of non-skeletal rare disorders with impact on bone

Thanks to major progress in the understanding and management of rare congenital diseases and syndromes, many patients with these rare disorders are now living longer lives. With this progress it has become apparent that many ...

Neuroscience

Why naming neurons can help cure brain disease

The human brain has about 100 billion neurons, linked in intricate ways, that the Spanish neuroanatomist Ramón y Cajal compared to "the impenetrable jungles where many investigators have lost themselves."

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Predicted albumin-creatinine ratio useful for CKD screening

(HealthDay)—Predicted albumin-creatinine ratio (ACR) calculated from urine protein-creatinine ratio (PCR) or urine dipstick protein may be useful for chronic kidney disease (CKD) screening, staging, and prognosis, according ...

Neuroscience

Pain researchers get a common language to describe pain

For the first time, an international collaboration of researchers have succeeded in creating a complete overview of all pain conditions in the face, mouth and jaw and classifying them in the same way.

Medical research

New cardiogenic shock staging system identifies mortality risk

The new Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention (SCAI) cardiogenic shock (CS) classification scheme provides risk stratification for hospital mortality, according to a study recently published in the Journal ...

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