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Turbo Chip for Drug Development
Turbo Chip for Drug Development
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology | Jul 15, 2019
KIT scientists develop process that facilitates and accelerates chemical synthesis and biological screening by combining all steps on a chip
Novel Method Identifies Patients at Risk for HIV Who May Benefit from PrEP Strategies
Novel Method Identifies Patients at Risk for HIV Who May Benefit from PrEP Strategies
National Institute of Mental Health | Jul 11, 2019
NIH-funded studies demonstrate the value of automated prediction algorithms that could be used to prevent new HIV infections
Blood Test May Predict Risk of Recurrence for Breast Cancer Patients
Blood Test May Predict Risk of Recurrence for Breast Cancer Patients
City of Hope | Jul 10, 2019
City of Hope scientists are trying to change how doctors treat patients with solid tumors
Pediatric Cancers: Towards More Targeted Therapy
Pediatric Cancers: Towards More Targeted Therapy
Université catholique de Louvain | Jul 9, 2019
Research team's goal is to target cancer cells and safeguard the rest of the body, by forcing telomeres to shorten and thus prevent them from dividing
New High Blood Pressure Guidelines Could Increase Detection of Gestational Hypertension
New High Blood Pressure Guidelines Could Increase Detection of Gestational Hypertension
Brigham and Women's Hospital | Jul 8, 2019
In a study of more than 16,000 women, improvements in diagnoses might lead to reduction in maternal and neonatal risk
Study Suggests Genetic Testing for Young People Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes
Study Suggests Genetic Testing for Young People Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes
Joslin Diabetes Center | Jul 5, 2019
A subset of patients treated for decades for autoimmune disease may have monogenic diabetes that can be treated by pills
Standard TB Tests May Not Detect Infection in Certain Exposed Individuals
Standard TB Tests May Not Detect Infection in Certain Exposed Individuals
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center | Jul 4, 2019
Nearly 200 people from 2500 households with active TB were clearly exposed to TB for more than 10 years but the two most reliable tests came back negative on repeated tests
Nuclear Stress Test Helps Identify Heart Attack Risk in People with Diabetes
Nuclear Stress Test Helps Identify Heart Attack Risk in People with Diabetes
Radiological Society of North America | Jul 2, 2019
Recent study results support a role for positron emission tomography myocardial perfusion imaging in improving cardiac risk stratification in people with diabetes
New, Noninvasive Test for Bowel Diseases
New, Noninvasive Test for Bowel Diseases
The Physiological Society | Jul 1, 2019
Novel method may help screen and monitor treatment of gut diseases using only a small sample of blood and stool