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Chest X-rays contain information that can be harvested with AI

Massachusetts General Hospital | 07-19-2019

Study finds chest X-rays contain ‘hidden’ information that can be harvested with artificial intelligence to predict long-term mortality. …

Taking out the protein garbage becomes more difficult as neurons age

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine | 07-19-2019

Penn study finds that as cells age, their ability to remove damaged proteins and structures declines, which could be a risk factor for neurodegenerative brain diseases. …

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) can increase men’s risk of stroke and heart attack

Elsevier | 07-18-2019

Aging men with low testosterone levels who take testosterone replacement therapy are at a slightly greater risk of experiencing an ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA), or myocardial infarction, …

Low doses of radiation promote cancer-capable cells

Welcome Trust Sanger Institute | 07-18-2019

New research in mice helps to understand the risks around exposure to low doses of radiation, such as CT scans and X-rays. …

Biomaterial-delivered chemotherapy leads to long-term survival in brain cancer

University of Nottingham | 07-18-2019

A combination of chemotherapy drugs during brain cancer surgery using a biodegradable paste leads to long-term survival, …

Hypertension poorly managed in low- and middle-income countries

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health | 07-18-2019

Health systems in low- and middle-income countries are poorly prepared for the increasing number of people with high blood pressure, with more than two-thirds of people affected going without treatment, …

‘Trojan horse’ anticancer drug disguises itself as fat

Northwestern University | 07-18-2019

A stealthy new drug-delivery system disguises chemotherapeutics as fat in order to outsmart, penetrate and destroy tumors. …

Should obesity be recognized as a disease?

BMJ | 07-17-2019

With obesity now affecting almost a third (29%) of the population in England, and expected to rise to 35% by 2030, should we now recognize it as a disease? …

Around one in 20 patients are affected by preventable harm in medical care

BMJ | 07-17-2019

A systematic review and meta-analysis revealed that around one in 20 (6%) of patients are affected by preventable harm in medical care, of which around 12% causes permanent disability or death. …

Test shown to improve accuracy in identifying precancerous pancreatic cysts

Johns Hopkins Medicine | 07-17-2019

Researchers have shown that a laboratory test using artificial intelligence tools has the potential to more accurately sort out which people with pancreatic cysts will go on to develop pancreatic cancers. …

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Chest X-rays contain information that can be harvested with AI

Massachusetts General Hospital | 07-19-2019

Study finds chest X-rays contain ‘hidden’ information that can be harvested with artificial intelligence to predict long-term mortality. …

Chest X-rays contain information that can be harvested with AI

Massachusetts General Hospital | 07-19-2019

Study finds chest X-rays contain ‘hidden’ information that can be harvested with artificial intelligence to predict long-term mortality. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Save your money: Vast majority of dietary supplements don’t improve heart health or put off death

Johns Hopkins Medicine | 07-16-2019

A new analysis of findings from 277 clinical trials revealed that almost all vitamin, mineral and other nutrient supplements or diets cannot be linked to longer life or protection from heart disease. …

Save your money: Vast majority of dietary supplements don’t improve heart health or put off death

Johns Hopkins Medicine | 07-16-2019

A new analysis of findings from 277 clinical trials revealed that almost all vitamin, mineral and other nutrient supplements or diets cannot be linked to longer life or protection from heart disease. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Biomaterial-delivered chemotherapy leads to long-term survival in brain cancer

University of Nottingham | 07-18-2019

A combination of chemotherapy drugs during brain cancer surgery using a biodegradable paste leads to long-term survival, …

Biomaterial-delivered chemotherapy leads to long-term survival in brain cancer

University of Nottingham | 07-18-2019

A combination of chemotherapy drugs during brain cancer surgery using a biodegradable paste leads to long-term survival, …