Medical research

Predicting if COVID-19 clinical trials will fail or succeed

In order to win the battle against COVID-19, studies to develop vaccines, drugs, devices and re-purposed drugs are urgently needed. Randomized clinical trials are used to provide evidence of safety and efficacy as well as ...

Cardiology

Using contrast MRI after a heart attack could increase survival

According to the British Heart Foundation, heart and circulatory diseases cause more than a quarter (27%) of all deaths in the UK, which equates to more than 160,000 deaths each year—or one death every three minutes.

Neuroscience

New pig brain maps facilitate human neuroscience discoveries

When scientists need to understand the effects of new infant formula ingredients on brain development, it's rarely possible for them to carry out initial safety studies with human subjects. After all, few parents are willing ...

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