Inflammatory disorders

AI improves accuracy of antibiotic selection for UTI treatment

Doctors at Maccabi Healthcare Services have recently begun to work with an AI-based predictive algorithm developed by the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology together with KSM (Kahn-Sagol-Maccabi), the Maccabi Research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antibiotic resistance outwitted by supercomputers

Scientists may have made a giant leap in fighting the biggest threat to human health by using supercomputing to keep pace with the impressive ability of diseases to evolve.

Medications

Isotretinoin does not up suicide risk in acne patients

(HealthDay)—Acne patients prescribed isotretinoin are less likely to engage in suicidal behavior than the general U.S. population, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Medications

3 essential questions on antibiotic resistance

Melinda Pettigrew, Ph.D., the Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Epidemiology, researches the growing public health threat posed by antibiotic resistance. She uses microbiology and infectious disease epidemiology to identify factors ...

Medical research

Global microbiome study discovers thousands of new species

About 12,000 bacteria and viruses collected in a sampling from public transit systems and hospitals around the world from 2015 to 2017 had never before been identified, according to a study by the International MetaSUB Consortium, ...

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