Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers publish COVID-19 'prediction model'

Using a combination of demographic and clinical data gathered from seven weeks of COVID-19 patient care early in the coronavirus pandemic, Johns Hopkins researchers today published a "prediction model" they say can help other ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Stopping the spread of coronavirus in universities

As universities prepare to welcome students back, infectious disease modeling experts at the University of Bristol have conducted a rapid review and developed a new epidemic model which contributed to evidence considered ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

United States COVID-19 cases may be substantially underestimated

The United States may have experienced more than 6.4 million cases of COVID-19 by April 18, 2020, according to a probability analysis conducted by UC Berkeley School of Public Health researchers and published in Nature Communications. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modeling behaviors that spread disease

Whether it's a cough or a handshake, one point of contact by an infected individual may be all it takes to spark an epidemic. The same can also be true for cultural traits related to a disease. Stanford theoretical biologists ...

Neuroscience

Scientists capture diversity in the 'stars' of our nervous system

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have found that the location of astrocytes in the brain and spinal cord, may affect their role in maintaining the body's nervous system. This discovery could help scientists uncover ...

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