Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Analysis of COVID-19 publications identifies research gaps

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientific and medical journals have published over 100,000 studies on SARS-CoV-2. But according to data scientists who created a machine-learning tool to analyze the deluge of publications, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A platform of vaccine target recommendations for COVID-19

As genetic sequences of SARS-CoV-2, the cause of the novel pneumonia (COVID-19), are similar to those of the 2003 SARS virus, SARS-CoV, knowledge and data of SARS-CoV may be useful for finding ways to combat COVID-19. Such ...

Medical research

Eye-tracking data improves prosthetic hands

Prosthetic hands restore only some of the function lost through amputation. But combining electrical signals from forearm muscles with other sources of information, such as eye tracking, promises better prostheses. A study ...

Oncology & Cancer

New candidate cancer genes identified using math models

Computational modeling is the use of computers to simulate and study the behavior of complex systems. Computational approaches are widely adopted in the bioimedical sciences and can be used to sift through large volumes of ...

Surgery

Reducing computers in rounds may cut communication barriers

(HealthDay)—Reducing the number of computers on wheels in a surgical intensive care unit can reduce barriers to communication during patient presentations, according to a research letter published online July 18 in JAMA ...

Neuroscience

Virtual world improves communication following stroke

New research from City University London has shown that using a multi-user virtual world can lead to significant improvements in the everyday communication skills of people with aphasia, a language disorder which can lead ...

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