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Research team develops new AI tool to help classify brain tumors

Overview of the datasets and computational workflow. Credit: Nature Medicine (2024). DOI: 10.1038/s41591-024-02995-8 A new AI tool to more quickly and accurately classify brain tumors has been developed by researchers at The Australian National University (ANU). According to Dr. Danh-Tai Hoang, precision in diagnosing and categorizing tumors is crucial for effective patient treatment. “The current Read More

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Tick season has arrived. Protect yourself with these tips

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a blacklegged tick, also known as a deer tick. Another mild winter and other favorable factors likely means the 2024 tick population will be equal to last year or larger, some researchers say. Credit: CDC via AP, File Tick season is Read More

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Artificial intelligence and the future of surgery

Integration of novel AI-powered digital interventions in the intraoperative setting. Credit: Nature Medicine (2024). DOI: 10.1038/s41591-024-02970-3 You may not think artificial intelligence could have a role in surgery, but new research shows AI can help solve problems for patients, doctors and the health system. A group of researchers led by surgery researcher Dr. Chris Varghese Read More

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Researcher discovers drug that may delay onset of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease and treat hydrocephalus

Piezo 1 Activation Decreases the CDH5-stained Area and Increases Drainage of Lymphatic Vessel Mimetics in Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) Chip. (a) Schematic illustration of the 3D lymphatic vessel model used for this study. (b) Fluorescence confocal images of the engineered lymphatic vessels stained for F-actin and CDH5. (c) The relative area of CDH5-stained cellular junctions. (d) Western Read More

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Key protein behind brain asymmetry uncovered by scientists

Morpholino knockdown of cachd1 results in bilateral symmetry. (A-B) Dorsal views of 4 dpf uninjected wildtype and cachd1 morpholino-injected larvae after wholemount in situ hybridization using antisense riboprobes against asymmetric dorsal habenula markers kctd12.1. (C) Semi-quantitative RT-PCR for cachd1 transcripts. Credit: Science (2024). DOI: 10.1126/science.ade6970 Genetic mechanisms behind the brain’s unique left–right differences are now Read More

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