Improving patient care in complex times
A new lab is developing instructional methods for training healthcare providers to be nimbler in ever-changing circumstances
How should patients with acute heart failure be monitored?
A clinical decision tool used in the emergency department can improve outcomes for patients with acute heart failure, according to trial involving more than 5,000 patients, published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
US and UK Researchers Simultaneously Develop New Tests to Detect Prostate Cancer
Though still in trials, early results show tests may be more accurate than traditional clinical laboratory tests for detecting prostate cancer
Waiting Until Age 50 for Mammograms Is Too Late—Especially for Black Women
Canada’s national breast cancer screening guidelines advise waiting until age 50 for regular mammograms. But many experts, researchers and patients say this approach is too little, too late - especially for Black women.
Colorectal cancer and E. coli: new insights
In Quebec, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men and the third in women. The appearance and progression of this cancer has been linked to the composition of the gut microbiome. It appears that certain bacteria found in the gut can promote its development.
Machine learning applications for the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of cancer
Researchers review the application of machine learning in improving cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.
Bioluminescent Proteins Could Help Diagnose Viral Diseases
An innovative combination of simple molecular techniques detected SARS-CoV-2 RNA in 20 minutes and with high sensitivity.
Forensic Study Sheds Light on the Remains of Infants, Children
Researchers used the remains of pigs to access how infant and juvenile bones decay over time
NIH study reveals shared genetic markers underlying substance use disorders
Breakthrough findings could lead to more effective prevention and treatment strategies for multiple substance use disorders.
New treatment using nanoparticles can repair lymphatic vessel pumping
The human body is made up of thousands of tiny lymphatic vessels that ferry white blood cells and proteins around the body, like a superhighway of the immune system.
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