Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Parkinson's research: New hope when treatment options seem exhausted

As Parkinson's progresses, more invasive therapies are used, for example, those that require brain surgery. When these therapies no longer deliver the desired results, physicians often conclude that treatment options are ...

Oncology & Cancer

AI getting better at detecting skin cancer

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly accurate in detecting skin cancer, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, held from Oct. 11 to 14 in Berlin.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First rapid tests for chlamydia, gonorrhea exhibit 100% sensitivity

More than half of the estimated 374 million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in 2020 were either chlamydia or gonorrhea, which are often asymptomatic and co-occurring, according to the World Health Organization. ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New blood test gives high accuracy screen for Alzheimer's disease

A new blood test called p-tau217 shows promise as an Alzheimer's disease biomarker, and when used in a two-step workflow very high accuracy to either identify or exclude brain amyloidosis, the most important and earliest ...

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