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Incidence vs Prevalence

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In epidemiology, prevalence and incidence are among the most fundamental measures when it comes to monitoring disease. But do you know what they mean or how and why they are important? This article takes a look at disease prevalence and incidence, what this information tells us and how it can be used.

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Genetically Modifying Trees To Fight Climate Change

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Technology Networks spoke with Russell Monson, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona, to learn more about a recent study in which poplar trees were genetically modified to not harm air quality.

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Top 10 Cell Science News Stories of 2019

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2019 has been an exciting year for cell science. In this list, we look at ten of the most-read news stories published on Technology Networks this year.

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Predicting Melanoma Patients at Risk of Cancer Recurrence

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Technique reveals that primary melanoma patients with lower T-cell fraction are 2.5 times more likely to have cancer metastasize than patients with higher T-cell fraction.

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Sugar in UK Soft Drinks Cut by 29%
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There was a 29% reduction in the total amount of sugar sold in soft drinks in the UK between 2015 and 2018, despite an increase in sales of soft drinks by volume of 7%, according to new research.

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Half of Arctic Warming Due to Banned Ozone-destroying Substances
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Greenhouse warming effects of ozone-depleting substances caused about a third of all global warming from 1955 to 2005, and half of Arctic warming and sea ice loss during that period, acting as a strong supplement to carbon dioxide, the most pervasive greenhouse gas.

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Danger Posed by Whooping Cough Once More
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Whooping cough bacteria, potentially deadly in infants, are increasingly evading immunity from the existing vaccine, strengthening calls for a new vaccine to be developed and deployed urgently.

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Can Warehouses in the Cloud Stop Data Siloing?

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The value of information to many companies across the biomedical area is incalculable, but there has been a reluctance to embrace the need to properly store that data to maxmize its utility. We talked to Arawan Gajajiva, a principal solution architect at cloud data warehouse provider Matillion, to find out that can be changed.

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Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Could Offer More Effective Pain Relief Than Opioids
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Historically, efforts to target the substance P (SP) neurokinin 1 receptor (NK1R), for the treatment of pain have failed. These studies had one critical flaw, whilst they were targeting the right receptor, they were focusing on the wrong location.

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Proteomics, "Zombie" Cells and Clinical Biomarkers of Aging
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In a new study scientists have harnessed advances in proteomics to extensively profile the secretions of senescent cells which are implicated in aging. Their analyses are collated in a database that is now available for researchers in the field.

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Debunked: Vegan Diets and Health
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We recently asked our readers what they already knew about vegan diets, health and nutrition and what they wanted to know. There were debates, strong opinions and many claims made, but what does the science say?

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