Medical research

What allegations of Alzheimer's research fraud mean for patients

Alzheimer's disease is the most prevalent form of dementia and, with a rapidly aging global population, it is fueling unprecedented demand for costly patient care. There have been an estimated 400 clinical studies since the ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Could a computer diagnose Alzheimer's disease and dementia?

It takes a lot of time—and money—to diagnose Alzheimer's disease. After running lengthy in-person neuropsychological exams, clinicians have to transcribe, review, and analyze every response in detail. But researchers ...

Medications

New machine learning technique shows how drugs can be repurposed

A new machine learning method to model gene expression levels might improve the identification of genes that cause human diseases, according to a new study by Penn State College of Medicine researchers. Through information ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

FDA panel to decide on novavax COVID vaccine

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisory panel will weigh whether to recommend the emergency use of Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday.

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