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Complete Genome of the Wuhan Coronavirus Posted Online
News   Feb 11, 2020

The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute is facilitating research into the novel coronavirus that has infected thousands of people since an outbreak began in Wuhan, China, last year. The Genomics Institute’s browser team has now posted the complete genome of the virus on the UCSC Genome Browser, an interactive web-based tool used by researchers all over the world to study genetic data.

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High Maternal Blood Pressure Linked to Placental Gene Changes
News   Feb 11, 2020

New research suggests that high maternal blood pressure in pregnancy could be associated with chemical modifications to placental genes.

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High Testosterone in Women Linked to Type 2 Diabetes
News   Feb 11, 2020

Having genetically higher testosterone levels increases the risk of metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes in women, while reducing the risk in men. Higher testosterone levels also increase the risks of breast and endometrial cancers in women, and prostate cancer in men.

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Tryptophan Pathway May Be Early Warning Sign for Depression
News   Feb 10, 2020

New research suggests that the presence of a tryptophan metabolite in the blood may serve as a marker for identifying individuals who are at risk of developing major depressive disorder.

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AI Estimates Myoclonic Jerk Severity Using Video Footage
News   Feb 10, 2020

The severity of epilepsy-related muscle spasms can be reliably estimated with artificial intelligence, according to a recent study.

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Meiosin Gene Acts As Control Tower for Germ Cell Formation
News   Feb 07, 2020

Recently, a group of researchers from Kumamoto University in Japan set out to assess the proteins involved in meiosis to clarify its development

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Smartphone Lab Offers Rapid Diagnosis for Illnesses Such as Coronavirus
News   Feb 07, 2020

Using your phone to diagnose disease or track your medical condition is the holy grail for remote health monitoring. So far it’s been impractical to combine the two in a single device. But engineers have come up with the next best thing.

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US$675 Million Needed for New Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Global Plan
News   Feb 06, 2020

To fight further spread of the new coronavirus outbreak in China and globally, and protect states with weaker health systems, the international community has launched a US$675 million preparedness and response plan covering the months of February through to April 2020.

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Method Can Distinguish Parkinson's Disease From Multiple System Atrophy
News   Feb 06, 2020

Scientists have found a way to distinguish between two progressive neurodegenerative diseases, Parkinson’s disease and multiple system atrophy, using a technology developed by a researcher at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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New Imaging Tool Could Improve Diagnostics and Food Safety
News   Feb 06, 2020

USC scientists have developed a new tool to peer more deeply and clearly into living things, a visual advantage that saves time and helps advance medical cures. It's the sort of foundational science that can be used to develop better diagnostics and treatments, including detecting lung cancer or damage from pollutants.

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