Imaging markers developed to facilitate diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia

Around four in a thousand people worldwide suffer from schizophrenia, according to scientific estimates. The disease affects people from all walks of life, including Vincent van Gogh, the painter Agnes Martin, mathematician John Nash and Eduard Einstein, a son of the great physicist. The disease affects men and women equally. Despite its prevalence, however, schizophrenia has remained a mystery. Diagnosis […]

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How the new coronavirus developed

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new coronavirus, a mysterious SARS-like disease, has spread around China and three other Asian countries since first emerging in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. A timeline: Alarm raised The World Health Organization (WHO) is alerted on December 31, 2019, by the Chinese authorities of a string of pneumonia-like cases in Wuhan, a city of […]

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Women who developed cancer linked to breast implants take legal action

Twenty British women who developed a rare form of cancer linked to their breast implants launch legal action against surgeons and manufacturers Textured implants are thought to cause breast implant-associated lymphoma More than 50 women have been diagnosed with the condition in the UK Many are taking legal action to cover removal surgery and ‘personal distress’  Twenty women in the […]

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Recommendations Developed for Ulcerative Colitis Management

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 — Recommendations have been developed for management of adults with ulcerative colitis (UC); the American College of Gastroenterology clinical guideline was published online Feb. 21 in the American Journal of Gastroenterology. David T. Rubin, M.D., from the University of Chicago Medicine, and colleagues developed clinical guidelines to address diagnosis, treatment, and overall clinical management of adult […]

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A major new report has developed a global diet that could improve health and reduce further damage to the planet

An international team of researchers, including academics from City, University of London, has developed a new diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production. The EAT-Lancet Commission provides the first scientific targets for a healthy diet from a sustainable food production system that operates within planetary boundaries for food. The report sets out a ‘planetary health diet’ […]

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The spread of cancerous cells determined with new model developed at YSPH

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have discovered a mathematical relationship that sheds new light on the rate at which cancer cells mutate and why some survive and rapidly multiply, yet others do not. The discovery by members of the laboratory of Jeffrey Townsend, Ph.D., the Elihu Professor of Biostatistics and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, will allow […]

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