Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC lowers estimate of Omicron's prevalence in U.S.

In an update that illustrates just how challenging it is to track the spread of a fast-moving virus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday lowered its estimate of how prevalent the Omicron variant ...

Medications

GI bleeding up for new users of rivaroxaban

Rivaroxaban is associated with increased rates of gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) compared with other direct oral anticoagulants, according to a study published online Oct. 12 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Genetics

Scientists develop an AI method to improve rare disease diagnosis

The team under Professor Tom Lenaerts (VUB-ULB) of the IBĀ² has developed an AI algorithm that makes it possible to identify combinations of genetic variants or abnormalities that cause rare diseases through computer analysis. ...