AI can predict certain forms of esophageal and stomach cancer

In the United States and other western countries, a form of esophageal and stomach cancer has risen dramatically over the last five decades. Rates of esophageal adenocarcinoma, or EAC, and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma, or ...


Scientists release a new human 'pangenome' reference

Researchers have released a new high-quality collection of reference human genome sequences that captures substantially more diversity from different human populations than what was previously available. The work was led ...

Health informatics

Health care researchers must be wary of misusing AI

An international team of researchers, writing in the journal Nature Medicine, advises that strong care needs to be taken not to misuse or overuse machine learning (ML) in health care research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A roadmap for the future of hepatitis B therapy development

Worldwide, 880,000 people die each year as a result of infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Antiviral drugs that can suppress replication of the virus are available. However, these must be taken for decades, as there ...


Virtual immune system roadmap unveiled

An article published May 20 in npj Digital Medicine provides a step-by-step plan for an international effort to create a digital twin of the human immune system.

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