Biomedical technology

Rapid, at-home prototype saliva test that's as good as RT-PCR

At-home COVID-19 tests have become an easy way to self-diagnose. But current tests have drawbacks, such as the length of time it takes to get an answer, or how accurately the test can identify a positive case. And most of ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study finds association between high insulin dosage and cancer

Dr. Yuanjie Mao has led a study published in JAMA Oncology looking at the correlation between daily insulin dose and cancer incidence (the number of new cases) among patients with type 1 diabetes, finding that higher insulin ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Using AI to diagnose birth defect in fetal ultrasound images

In a new proof-of-concept study led by Dr. Mark Walker at the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine, researchers are pioneering the use of a unique AI-based deep learning model as an assistive tool for the rapid and accurate reading ...

Inflammatory disorders

Twelve-week treatment regimen reduces facial redness

A 12-week topical treatment regimen for facial redness and sensitive skin calms inflamed skin and is well-tolerated, according to a study published online May 31 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

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