Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 could outwit science unless knowledge stays current

The virus that causes COVID-19 has many variants, and if scientists don't stay on top of how it is changing in different parts of the world, testing for it may produce false negative results.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Algorithm predicts risk for PTSD after traumatic injury

Researchers have developed an algorithm that can predict whether trauma survivors are likely to develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The tool, which relies on routinely collected medical data, would allow clinicians ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mutating coronavirus: what it means for all of us

An important milestone in the fight against COVID-19 came in early January 2020, when the entire viral genome of the novel coronavirus that causes the diseasewas sequenced for the first time. Since then, the full coronavirus ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Group testing could screen entire US, research suggests

A group testing approach proposed by a Cornell researcher, in which samples of COVID-19 tests are pooled and analyzed collectively, could potentially curtail the virus's spread through weekly testing of every household in ...

Medical research

Researchers find new way to detect blood clots

Researchers in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University are working on an entirely new way to detect blood clots, especially in pediatric patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rapid COVID-19 test can produce false negatives

A widely used rapid COVID-19 test can produce false negatives if a certain solution is used to move or store patients' samples, the test's maker said.

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