Keeping you up to date on recent developments in cardiology, including: Algorithms can distinguish varying grades of pulmonary edema in heart failure; Cholesterol-independent heart disease risk gene; Study confirms role of smoking in CAD among Blacks.
The animal world is full of species that can perform astonishing, and sometimes disgusting, feats. Take vultures, for example. “They eat this rotten meat that is full of pathogens and toxins, and they stay healthy,” Neta Raab told BioWorld. Raab is the co-founder and CEO of Wild Biotech Ltd., an Israeli startup that is seeking to understand gut microbiome contributions to these animal superpowers, and harness them for therapeutic use.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in neurology, including: New discovery improves DBS effects in Parkinson’s; Women accumulate Alzheimer’s-related protein faster; Brain cell alcohol metabolism affects behavior, addiction; Lipopolysaccharides induce neural repair sweet spot.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in diagnostics, including: Review highlights differences in accuracy of COVID-19 rapid tests; Likelihood of disease from hidden genetic defects; Confocal PET enables color differentiation of PET tracers in preclinical imaging.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in orthopedics, including: TKR a cost-effective treatment for patients with knee osteoarthritis; Nonsurgical treatment quickly reduces arthritis knee pain and improves function; Inflammation and pressure-sensing leads to 'feed-forward' loop in osteoarthritis.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in oncology, including: New technique may enable electrons in cancer radiotherapy; Universal initiates study of cell-free DNA blood test; Concerns linger about cardiovascular risk factors in conjunction with cancer treatment.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in cardiology, including: Translational medicine slow to change cardiovascular care; New study results boost case for BASILICA; Mitral repair still worthwhile despite issues with atrial fibrillation.
A large-scale metabolomics study of blood samples from 11,000 people has identified common biological links among a number of chronic non-communicable diseases, opening up the possibility of countering multiple diseases simultaneously.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in neurology, including: Using AI to track facial changes due to Parkinson’s; Dopamine plays role in pain perception sex differences; Lipid dysregulation gives information on Parkinson’s.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in diagnostics, including: Data flaws sink current AI models for COVID-19 diagnosis; Smartphone-based gaze may provide a scalable, digital biomarker of mental fatigue; AI developed to predict disease based on genetic mutations; High blood fats, sugars alter antigen processing.