Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modeling coronavirus: 'Uncertainty is the only certainty'

A statistical model cited by the White House generated a slightly less grim figure Monday for a first wave of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.—a projection designed to help officials plan for the worst, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Outsmarting a virus

Viruses are sneaky little pathogens that can wreak havoc on the human body before our immune system knows how to destroy them. Armed with machine learning tools, we can outsmart them by speeding up the process of developing ...

Medical research

A 'super-cool' method for improving donated liver preservation

A new method for super-cooling human donor livers to subzero centigrade temperatures without freezing can triple the time that a donor organ stays safe and viable during transportation from the donor to the recipient. This ...

Health

Time delays in vending machines prompt healthier snack choices

Preventive medicine experts at Rush University Medical Center have discovered that delaying access to tempting, high-calorie foods and snacks in vending machines potentially can shift people's choices to purchase less desired, ...

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