Genetic data may up diagnostic efficiency for rheumatic disease

(HealthDay)—Converting genotype information into an interpretable probability value for five different inflammatory arthritis-causing diseases could potentially improve the diagnostic efficiency of rheumatic disease, according to a study published in the May 27 issue of Science Translational Medicine. Rachel Knevel, M.D., Ph.D., from Harvard Medical School in Boston, and colleagues developed a Genetic Probability tool (G-PROB) to calculate the probability of […]

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Colorado up to 960 coronavirus deaths as outbreaks at senior living centers continues to rise

Colorado has recorded as many as 960 deaths from the new coronavirus as outbreaks at senior living facilities continue to increase, state health officials said Thursday. There have been 3,600 people hospitalized since the outbreak was first confirmed in the state in March, but only 610 people were in Colorado hospitals with symptoms of the illness as of Thursday afternoon, […]

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Virus deaths up slightly in Spain for second day

Spain said Wednesday another 435 people died in the past 24 hours, a slight increase in the figures for a second day running and bringing the overall death toll to 21,717. Spain has suffered the third-highest number of deaths in the world after the United States and Italy, with infections now hitting 208,000 cases, health ministry figures showed. Monday’s figure […]

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