Medications

Medication doesn't help kids with ADHD learn, study finds

For decades, most physicians, parents and teachers have believed that stimulant medications help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) learn. However, in the first study of its kind, researchers at ...

Dentistry

Tiny bots that can deep clean teeth

Nano-sized robots manipulated using a magnetic field can help kill bacteria deep inside dentinal tubules and boost the success of root canal treatments, a new study by researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) ...

Medical research

Mathematical model helps design efficient multi-drug therapies

For years, doctors treating those with HIV have recognized a relationship between how faithfully patients take the drugs they prescribe, and how likely the virus is to develop drug resistance. More recently, research has ...

Medical research

New drugs hope for 'superbug' yeast and thrush

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers are a step closer towards creating a new class of medicines and vaccines to combat drug-resistant and deadly strains of fungal infections, following a new study published today in Proceedings ...

Health informatics

Evaluating use of new AI technology in diagnosing COVID-19

As published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, University of Minnesota researchers led a study evaluating federated learning variations for COVID-19 diagnosis in chest X-rays. Federated learning ...

Radiology & Imaging

AI model for screening of leadless implanted electronic devices

Small leadless implanted electronic devices (LLIEDs) have emerged as a safer alternative to lead-dependent cardiac rhythm-management devices, with advancements in miniaturization, battery technology, and communication. Intrathoracic ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Abortion clinic websites may unwittingly aid patient prosecutions

After the Supreme Court's Dobbs decision eliminated the constitutional right to abortion, legislators in several states promised to pass laws that would cause women to be prosecuted even if their procedures occurred in another ...

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