Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers streamline PTSD diagnosis with machine learning

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects eight million adults in the US, including hundreds of thousands of veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. And as the COVID crisis continues to take its toll on everyone's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Universal gut microbiome-derived signature predicts cirrhosis

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the leading cause of chronic liver disease worldwide, affecting an estimated one-quarter of the global population. It is a progressive condition that, in worst cases, can lead to ...

Pediatrics

Rapid chip medical tests prototyped for premature babies

Scientists at the University of Southampton's Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics are developing a rapid bedside test for diagnosing neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (nRDS) in premature babies.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AI tool gives doctors a new look at the lungs in treating COVID-19

Spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, Princeton researchers have developed a diagnostic tool to analyze chest X-rays for patterns in diseased lungs. The new tool could give doctors valuable information about a patient's condition, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lasers could speed up coronavirus diagnostics

The most common type of test for the new coronavirus takes several hours and is uncomfortable; samples are obtained by sliding a swab into the nose or throat.

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