Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel method accurately predicts disease outbreaks

A team of scientists from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) has developed a novel method to accurately predict dengue fever outbreaks several weeks before they occur.

Overweight & Obesity

Risk of childhood obesity can be predicted at birth

A simple formula can predict at birth a baby's likelihood of becoming obese in childhood, according to a study published today in the open access journal PLOS ONE.

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers excel in predicting cancer drug sensitivity

Researchers from Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT and Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM have developed a triumphant solution for predicting responses of breast cancer cells to a set of cancer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Evolutionary analysis improves ability to predict the spread of flu

With flu season around the corner, getting a seasonal vaccine might be one of the best ways to prevent people from getting sick. These vaccines only work, however, if their developers have accurately predicted which strains ...

Medical research

Study discovers first real indicator of longevity in mammals

A team of researchers from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), headed by CNIO Director MarĂ­a Blasco, has demonstrated in a pioneering study on mammals that longevity is defined at a molecular level by the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fracture prediction methods may be useful for patients with diabetes

Use of established fracture prediction methods in older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) found that scores from these methods were associated with hip and nonspine fracture risk, and a certain score associated ...

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