Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New tool to predict the global spread of dengue

Researchers at CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, QUT and Queensland Health have developed a new tool to predict the global spread of human infectious diseases, like dengue, and track them to their source.The tool ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How an AI solution can design new tuberculosis drug regimens

With a shortage of new tuberculosis drugs in the pipeline, a software tool from the University of Michigan can predict how current drugs—including unlikely candidates—can be combined in new ways to create more effective ...

Overweight & Obesity

Less weight regain with EHR-based tracking plus coaching

An electronic health record (EHR)-based weight maintenance intervention coupled with coaching is associated with less weight regain compared with EHR-based care alone, according to a study published online Nov. 12 in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New transmission model for Ebola predicted Uganda cases

A new risk assessment model for the transmission of Ebola accurately predicted its spread into the Republic of Uganda, according to the Kansas State University researchers who developed it.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New resource for dementia and firearm safety to prevent injuries

Today, faculty members at the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus announced the Safety in Dementia website, the first comprehensive online resource to help caregivers navigate issues related ...

Cardiology

Predicting frailty, disability and death

Movement is a part of daily life that most people rarely spend time contemplating, but changes in such movements can portend disease and decline. Watch-like devices known as actimetry sensors, which can be worn on the wrist ...

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