Health informatics

Artificial Intelligence speeds up screening for COVID-19 in ERs

Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology and the Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven have developed a new algorithm for the rapid screening for COVID-19. The software is intended for use in Emergency Rooms, to quickly ...

Radiology & Imaging

International research improves quality of CT scan imagery

Computerized tomography (CT) is one of the best medical tests for analyzing the effects of many illnesses, including COVID-19. An international team has developed a new method that improves the quality of the images obtained ...

Medications

Metabolic syndrome: New use for an old drug

New drugs can be developed from old ones. This revolutionary pharmacological approach was confirmed by a study published today in Nature Communications that was conducted by two major research centers of the University of ...

Health

12 cases of vaping-related lung injury described in one hospital

(HealthDay)—Twelve cases of electronic cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) from a single institution have been described in a case series published online Nov. 8 in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.

Genetics

Machine learning's next frontier: Epigenetic drug discovery

Machine learning's powerful ability to detect patterns in complex data is revolutionizing how we drive, how we diagnose disease and now, how we discover new drugs. Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute ...

Neuroscience

The way a single neuron processes information is never the same

How do neurons process information? Neurons are known to break down an incoming electrical signal into sub-units. Now, researchers at Blue Brain have discovered that dendrites, the neuron's tree-like receptors, work together—dynamically ...

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