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Tell-tale Transcripts Help Identify Fever-Inducing Condition in Children

News   Aug 08, 2018 | Original story sourced from UC San Diego Health

Potential Diagnostic Test for Kawasaki Disease Identified

The incidence of Kawasaki Disease in Japan is remarkably high compared with the rest of the world, affecting 239.6 per 100,000 children under the age of 4. For reference, around 8 in every 100,000 children develop Kawasaki disease in the UK each year, and a study found that from 1998 to 2003, 72% of children with Kawasaki disease were under the age of 5. Photo credit: Pixabay



Mild Cognitive Impairment and Signaling Explored With MRS Scan


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Mass Spec Study Backs Remarkable Parkinson's Smell Test


A skin swab test for Parkinson's has become a real possibility, after mass spectrometry was used to detect altered levels of specific compounds on the skin of people with the condition. The research is a result of the incredible ability of one woman to detect a unique odor on the skin of people with Parkinson's disease. These findings open the door to a non-invasive screening test.


AI Utilized to Predict Cancer's Migration to the Brain


A new precision medicine approach developed at the University of Michigan aims to predict cancer’s likelihood of migrating to the brain, and to aid in the search for new treatments



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