Medical research

New study points to better diagnostics for cancer

A new University of California, Irvine-led study finds a new method for identifying biomarkers may aid in early cancer diagnosis. The study focused on lung cancer, however the Cell Heterogeneity-Adjusted cLonal Methylation ...

Genetics

High-quality cat genome helps identify novel cause of dwarfism

A new and improved cat genome developed by the feline research teams at the University of Missouri and Texas A&M University has already proven to be a valuable tool for feline biomedical research by helping to confirm existing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Smartphones to aid in treatment of dengue patients

Ordinary smartphone cameras are capable of accurately determining the hydration severity of dengue patients to determine care and management by analyzing the color of their urine samples, says a new study.

Health

Interventions boost abstinence, condom use for black teens

Sexual health interventions are effective at increasing both abstinence and condom use in Black adolescents, according to research from North Carolina State University evaluating dozens of studies on interventions and outcomes ...

Genetics

UCSC genome browser posts the coronavirus genome

Research into the novel Wuhan seafood market pneumonia virus, the deadly "coronavirus" that has forced the Chinese government to quarantine more than 50 million people in the country's dense industrial heartland, will be ...

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