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New Blood and Urine Tests Indicate Autism in Children
New Blood and Urine Tests Indicate Autism in Children
News   Feb 19, 2018

New tests, developed by researchers at the University of Warwick, could lead to earlier diagnosis of the condition.

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Molecular Atlas Maps Out the Blood Brain Barrier
Molecular Atlas Maps Out the Blood Brain Barrier
News   Feb 19, 2018

The genes and structure of the diverse web of cells that supplies blood to the brain have been mapped in unprecedented detail.

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Lung Probe Speeds Detection of Infections
Lung Probe Speeds Detection of Infections
News   Feb 16, 2018

A medical imaging technology under development has enabled doctors to see bacteria deep inside patients’ lungs for the first time.

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Specific Set of Nerve Cells Controls Seizures’ Spread Through Brain
Specific Set of Nerve Cells Controls Seizures’ Spread Through Brain
News   Feb 16, 2018

This discovery could lead to new and better treatments for epilepsy.

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From Human Biopsy to Complex Gut Physiology on a Chip
From Human Biopsy to Complex Gut Physiology on a Chip
News   Feb 14, 2018

Organ Chip technology using donor-derived human intestinal cells offers advantages over organoids and creates new opportunities for personalized medicine.

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New Technology Enables Identification of Biomarkers for a Wide Range of Diseases
New Technology Enables Identification of Biomarkers for a Wide Range of Diseases
News   Feb 13, 2018

Scientists have developed a way to identify biomarkers for a wide range of diseases by assessing the antibodies we are making to the complex sugars coating our cells.

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Classification Can Lead to New Ways to Diagnose Cancer
Classification Can Lead to New Ways to Diagnose Cancer
News   Feb 13, 2018

A novel approach to studying cancer has enabled researchers to group about 10,000 human cancers of 32 different types into 10 classes based on the molecular pathways that drive tumor growth.

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Blood Test Cuts Time to Diagnosis for Common, Deadly Yeast Infection
Blood Test Cuts Time to Diagnosis for Common, Deadly Yeast Infection
News   Feb 13, 2018

A new blood test seems to perform as well as, if not better than, traditional blood cultures at detecting a type of fungal yeast infection that commonly strikes hospital patients.

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Molecular Traits Shared Between Autism, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
Molecular Traits Shared Between Autism, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
News   Feb 12, 2018

Molecular pathology showed significant overlap between distinct disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia, but also specificity, with major depression showing molecular changes not seen in the other disorders.

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Gene Therapy Viruses Engineered to Cross the Blood Brain Barrier
Gene Therapy Viruses Engineered to Cross the Blood Brain Barrier
News   Feb 12, 2018

Engineered AAV strain efficiently enters the brain to deliver its therapeutic payload.

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