Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists map high-risk areas for hepatitis E

EPFL scientists have created the first world map of regions with the highest prevalence of the hepatitis E virus (HEV). They hope that their map—freely available online—will help governments and NGOs design more effective ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Harnessing reliability for neuroscience research

The neuroimaging community has made significant strides toward collecting large-scale neuroimaging datasets, which, until the past decade, had seemed out of reach. Between initiatives focused on the aggregation and open sharing ...

Cardiology

Variation in ability to ID inappropriate nuclear stress test

(HealthDay)—There is modest inter-rater reliability for the 2009 Appropriate Use Criteria for nuclear stress testing and inter-rater variability in identification of inappropriate tests, according to a study published online ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression: Why life can feel out of control

People with depression often feel their life is out of control. It can evoke feelings that their life is pointless or by merely existing bad things can happen. Research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) ...

Medications

Interactions between drugs can also be measured at lowest doses

Clinical pharmacologists at Heidelberg University Hospital have achieved major progress for improving the reliability of drugs. In a pharmacological study, they showed for the first time that interactions between drugs can ...

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