Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New algorithm for classification of skin lesions

Dermatologists typically classify skin lesions based on multiple data sources. Algorithms that fuse the information together can support this classification. An international research team has now developed an algorithm that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New tool enables easy, effective disease tracking

A new open source, cloud-based tool called IDseq can rapidly detect, identify and track emerging pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2. It can identify pathogens before there is an available complete genome sequence, and can therefore ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New research discovers the financial cost of trachoma surveys

The global health community is working to eliminate trachoma, a bacterial disease that causes blindness. Researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have analyzed the costs of surveys that must track trachoma ...

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