Tag Archives: University of California
New Delhi: Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy could soon benefit from a new AI (artificial intelligence) that is able to identify and predict the development of different combinations of symptoms – helping to alleviate much of the distress caused by their occurrence and severity.
New York: Using body mass index (BMI) to gauge health is a wrong practice as it is a deeply flawed measure, reveals a study while adding that BMI should not be the primary goal for maintaining good health.
Kolkata: Researchers in India and the US are testing a handy solar-powered device for early detection of oral cancer which could be integrated with mobile technology, enabling faster and accurate diagnostics in rural areas.
New York: Researchers have designed and synthesised a nanometer-scale DNA “machine” that can make the process of detecting the antibodies that can help with the diagnosis of infectious and auto-immune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and HIV much cheaper.
Washington (IANS): Opening up the possibility for early diagnosis of ovarian cancer, scientists have identified genetic material that distinguishes its cells from normal cells.
Stockholm: The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet on Monday decided to award the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to James E Rothman (US), Randy W Schekman (US) and Thomas C Sudhof (Germany) for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells.
Toronto: Family doctors receive little or no information about harmful effects of medicines in the majority of drug promotions during visits by drug company representatives, according to an international study involving Canadian, US and French physicians.
Washington: Researchers at University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Centre are evaluating the safety and tolerability of a synthetic cannabinoid called dexanabinol (ETS2101). Delivered as a weekly intravenous infusion, the drug is being tested in patients with all forms of brain cancer, both primary and metastatic.
Washington: When it comes to germ-busting power, the eyes have it, according to a discovery by the University of California, Berkeley researchers that could lead to new, inexpensive antimicrobial drugs.