The machine performed similar to a well-trained ophthalmologist, and could generate a decision on whether or not the patient should be referred for treatment within 30 seconds, with more than 95 percent accuracy
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A research team has used whole genome analyses and chemogenetics to identify new drug targets and resistance genes in 262 parasite cell lines of Plasmodium falciparum
Researchers have identified a molecular signature in patients who responded to amlexanox, an anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic drug used to treat asthma that was developed in the 1980s in Japan
Small, randomized clinical trial reported measurable, but transient, benefits after single dose of suramin, highlighting novel causative theory and need for more, larger and longer trials
In mouse models, advanced gene editing tool reprogrammed photoreceptor rods to mutation-resistant cones
Mesa consortium includes UC San Diego, J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla Institute and The Scripps Research Institute
Global effort produces first cross-species genomic analysis of Leptospira, a bacterium that can cause disease–and death–in targeted mammals, including humans
Higher consumption of dietary trans fatty acids (dTFA), commonly used in processed foods to improve taste, texture and durability, has been linked to worsened memory function in men 45 years old and younger, according to a University of California, San Diego School of Medicine study published online on June 17 in PLOS ONE.
Catalog of mouse functional genome pinpoints similarities and some significant differences.
For answers, researchers turned to mice, stem cells, and the “tooth fairy”