Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Big step in rapid diagnostics for infectious diseases

The speedy, high-tech method of inexpensive, accurate and high-throughput protein biomarker assay testing is being touted as a much-needed development in point-of-care (PoC) testing, say U.S. and Flinders University researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New non-invasive method of risk assessment in liver disease

In a recent study, an interdisciplinary research team from MedUni Vienna showed that functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) can be used as a non-invasive method for predicting complications in chronic liver disease. ...

Cardiology

AI enables personalized treatment of myocarditis

Myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) is usually caused by viruses, e.g., COVID-19. However, it can also be induced by medication, toxic substances or in the context of a rheumatological disease. Clinical assessment ...

Medications

Call for a central portal for clinical study reports

Clinical study reports (CSRs) are comprehensive, standardized reports on clinical trials that pharmaceutical companies submit to authorities such as the European Medicines Agency (EMA) during drug approval procedures. In ...

Dentistry

A new phenotype of LRP6 mutation

A group led by Prof. Han Dong of Peking University School of Stomatology reported for the first time hand preaxial polydactyly in patients with tooth agenesis carrying a previously unknown mutation of low-density lipoprotein ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Estimating costs of uterine transplantation

Sweden's acclaimed research on uterine transplants has taken a new step forward: into the field of health economics. Now, for the first time, there is a scientifically based estimate of how much implementing the treatment ...

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