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AI could detect dementia years before symptoms appear (Study)

AI could detect dementia years before symptoms appear (Study)

Dementias are characterised by the build-up of different types of protein in the brain, which damages brain tissue and leads to cognitive decline. In...
Researchers discover a new class of memory cells in the brain

Researchers discover a new class of memory cells in the brain

Researchers have long searched in vain for a class of brain cells that could explain the visceral flash of recognition that we feel when...
Research: Stress can turn hair gray -- and it's reversible

Research: Stress can turn hair gray — and it’s reversible

Though the legend is inaccurate -- hair that has already grown out of the follicle does not change color -- a new study from...
Postpartum mental health visits 30 percent higher during COVID-19 pandemic

Postpartum mental health visits 30 percent higher during COVID-19 pandemic

Mental health visits for new mothers were 30% higher during the COVID-19 pandemic than before the pandemic, particularly in the first 3 months after...
Research reveals potential new treatment target in the fight against COVID-19

Research reveals potential new treatment target in the fight against COVID-19

The swift development of vaccines has provided a vital tool to combat the spread of the deadly SARS-CoV-2 virus, but challenges to reaching herd...
Research finds people of color are more likely to participate in cancer clinical trials

Research finds people of color are more likely to participate in cancer clinical trials

People of color, those with a higher income and younger individuals are more likely to participate in clinical trials during their cancer treatment according...
New study finds slumped posture not such a pain in the neck after all

New study finds slumped posture not such a pain in the neck after all

Published in ‘Physical Therapy’, the research found females in late adolescence who sat in a slumped position compared to upright posture had a lower...
Scientists Streamline Molecular Assembly Line to Design, Test Drug Compounds

Scientists Streamline Molecular Assembly Line to Design, Test Drug Compounds

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a way to fine-tune the molecular assembly line that creates antibiotics via engineered biosynthesis. The work...
Artificial intelligence can accelerate clinical diagnosis of fragile X syndrome, Researchers Say

Artificial intelligence can accelerate clinical diagnosis of fragile X syndrome, Researchers Say

An analysis of electronic health records for 1.7 million Wisconsin patients revealed a variety of health problems newly associated with fragile X syndrome, the...
Glaucoma linked to increased risk of dementia, says new research

Glaucoma linked to increased risk of dementia, says new research

Medical researchers have found a link between a type of glaucoma and an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study published...

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