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Brain cancer patients could avoid biopsies thanks to Artificial Intelligence

Brain cancer patients could avoid biopsies thanks to Artificial Intelligence

In the future brain cancer patients may no longer need to undergo biopsies thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI). Brain cancer patients may be able to...
New technique and AI could speed up antibody drug discovery

New technique and AI could speed up antibody drug discovery

A new technique has been developed by scientists which, in combination with the use of artificial intelligence, could speed up potential new antibody-based drug...
New tool can help predict risk of death for dementia patients

New tool can help predict risk of death for dementia patients

A new tool has been designed that can predict risk of death for dementia patients, as well as potential admission to a long-term care...
Rare diseases: better data framework needed to improve diagnostic rates

Rare diseases: better data framework needed to improve diagnostic rates

A new study has found that a better data framework is needed to improve diagnostic rates of rare diseases. A new study has found that...
Mitchell disease: solving the medical mystery

Mitchell disease: solving the medical mystery

Scientists have uncovered a genetic mutation that links to the rare Mitchell disease. A team of researchers led by Dr Hugo Bellen at Baylor College...
Guidelines on COVID-19 testing issued by European Commission

Guidelines on COVID-19 testing issued by European Commission

As part of the European Roadmap towards lifting COVID-19 containment measures, the Commission is presenting guidelines on coronavirus testing methodologies. The guidance aims to support...
Understanding Alzheimer’s disease using gene-network tools

Understanding Alzheimer’s disease using gene-network tools

New research has found a novel way to identify genes that are implicated in the neurodegenerative disorder known as Alzheimer's disease using gene-network tools. Using...
Alzheimer's disease trial links high amyloid levels with early stage disease

Alzheimer’s disease trial links high amyloid levels with early stage disease

Findings from a new trial have highlighted that higher levels of the amyloid protein in the brain represent an early stage of Alzheimer's disease. The...
Pre-clinical study finds sponge molecule exhibits anti-cancer properties

Pre-clinical study finds sponge molecule exhibits anti-cancer properties

A new, pre-clinical study has unveiled that a sea sponge molecule exhibits anti-cancer properties, helping help to stop the growth of cervical cancer cells. A...
Research to look at immune system’s seasonal ability to fight a virus

Research to look at immune system’s seasonal ability to fight a virus

Groundbreaking new research will be investigating the immune system’s ability to fight viruses as the seasons change. The research will investigate if an immune system...
New findings show hereditary defect causes certain brain tumours

New findings show hereditary defect causes certain brain tumours

Certain dangerous brain tumours – called medulloblastoma – that affect children are caused by a hereditary genetic defect. According to new research published in the...
Chemical from fracking could interfere with male reproductive hormones

Chemical from fracking could interfere with male reproductive hormones

Research has shown that a chemical used in hydraulic fracturing – known as fracking – could potentially interfere with male reproductive hormones. According to a...

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