Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Sulfur metabolites linked to neurodegenerative diseases

Neurodegenerative diseases (NDDs), which have no known cures and elusive causes, result in irreversible damage to the brain and nervous system. Research into these diseases typically focuses on the brain, but mouse studies ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Smoking during pregnancy may raise odds of overweight children

New research has turned up another reason for women to avoid smoking during pregnancy. A recent study published in the journal Gut Microbes has found an association between mothers smoking during pregnancy and a higher risk ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using AI to spot parasites in stool samples

A multi-institutional team of specialists is using artificial intelligence to diagnose parasitic infections in patients by scanning stool samples. Their study is published in the open-access journal PLOS Neglected Tropical ...

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