Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multicellular liver-on-a-chip for modeling fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most prevalent chronic liver disease worldwide. It is found in 30% of people in developed countries and occurs in approximately 25% of people in the United States. Risk factors ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Artificial intelligence supports medical prognoses

Estimating the risk of patients dying is arguably one of the most difficult and stressful challenges physicians face. This has been especially true in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, with doctors around the world ...

Medical research

Lack of ICU beds tied to thousands of excess COVID-19 deaths

A new study by Yale researchers found a significant association between the availability of hospital resources—particularly ICU beds—and patient mortality during the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oncology & Cancer

The backlog in mammograms during the COVID-19 pandemic

At its onset, the COVID-19 pandemic severely disrupted medical care, as millions of elective procedures were postponed or canceled. While the volume of many procedures rebounded by the end of July 2020, the disruption caused ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Thailand scrambles to contain outbreak, secure vaccines

For much of 2020, Thailand had the coronavirus under control. After a strict nationwide lockdown in April and May, the number of new local infections dropped to zero, where they remained for the next six months.

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