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DNA Methylation Related to Liver Disease in Obese Patients
DNA Methylation Related to Liver Disease in Obese Patients
News   Jul 19, 2018

DNA methylation implicated in initiation of liver fibrosis in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

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‘Nitrogen Footprint’ Tool Offers Guide to Pollution Reduction
‘Nitrogen Footprint’ Tool Offers Guide to Pollution Reduction
News   Jul 17, 2018

Researchers have helped create the first tool to calculate the ‘nitrogen footprint’ of an organisation. The tool will provide a guide to sustainability and pollution reduction for daily activities such as food consumption, travel and energy use.

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ExPecto Patronum! Magical Machine Learning Tool Summons DNA Dark Matter Data
ExPecto Patronum! Magical Machine Learning Tool Summons DNA Dark Matter Data
News   Jul 17, 2018

A new machine learning framework, dubbed ExPecto, can predict the effects of mutations in the so-called “dark matter” regions of the human genome. ExPecto pinpoints how mutations can disrupt the way genes turn on and off throughout your body.

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How Many People Die From TB Every Year?
How Many People Die From TB Every Year?
News   Jul 17, 2018

Discrepancies between the estimates for global tuberculosis deaths is due to different methodologies and data sources used by each institution. The results highlight the need to improve the modeling approaches in these countries in order to understand the true burden of the disease and design adequate health policies.

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Getting to Know the Microbes that Drive Climate Change
Getting to Know the Microbes that Drive Climate Change
News   Jul 17, 2018

A new understanding of the microbes and viruses in the thawing permafrost in Sweden may help scientists better predict the pace of climate change.

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Nursing Notes Can Help Indicate Whether ICU Patients Will Survive
Nursing Notes Can Help Indicate Whether ICU Patients Will Survive
News   Jul 16, 2018

Integrating nursing insights to predict survival rates in the intensive care unit

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Machine Learning Helps Predict Schizophrenia Treatment Outcomes
Machine Learning Helps Predict Schizophrenia Treatment Outcomes
News   Jul 16, 2018

New research that used a machine-learning algorithm to investigate MRI images of schizophrenia patients has successfully identified response to antipsychotic treatment in 4 out of 5 patients.

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Sex Differences Revealed: Heart Failure Death Rates
Sex Differences Revealed: Heart Failure Death Rates
News   Jul 16, 2018

Death from heart failure in men and women compared in a study of over 90 000 patients

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3D Structure of 1918 Influenza Recreated
3D Structure of 1918 Influenza Recreated
News   Jul 13, 2018

Researchers who specialize in visualizing molecular structures developed a 3D model based on the 1918 H1 pandemic influenza virus. They aimed to increase knowledge on virus-like particles which show promise as vaccine platform.

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African Swine Fever Epidemic Prevention Strategy Formed
African Swine Fever Epidemic Prevention Strategy Formed
News   Jul 13, 2018

Experts investigate the density of the wild boar population in Europe, and assess measures to reduce it and keep wild boar infected with African swine fever away from uninfected ones. They also identify ways to detect the disease early.

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