Using AI during colonoscopy increases polyp detection rates and reduces costs

An appendix is ​​a small growth in colon tissue that can develop into colorectal cancer. Patients with polyps have a higher risk of developing cancer in the future. The use of artificial intelligence (AI) during colonoscopy, and endoscopic camera examination, could be useful for detecting precancerous polyps, says Yoichi Mori, MD, associate professor of the … Read more

New machine learning tool detects mutational signature linking bladder cancer to tobacco smoking

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have for the first time discovered a pattern of DNA mutations linking bladder cancer to tobacco smoking. This discovery is made possible by a new and powerful machine learning tool the team has developed to find patterns of mutations caused by carcinogens and other DNA alterations. The … Read more

Australian researchers launch cannabis nutritional quality project to boost market

Southern Cross University has received funding for “The New Crop in the Mass: Genetic Control of Hemp Seed Nutrition Quality” from the Australian Research Council. The project will be led by Associate Professor Tobias Kretzschmar, a world expert in plant breeding and genetics. His team will work in conjunction with industry partner Kavasil Pty Ltd, … Read more

New microfluidic device mimics the exchange of nutrients between mother and fetus infected with placental malaria

placental malaria as a result Plasmodium falciparum The infection can lead to serious complications for both the mother and the baby. Placental malaria causes approximately 200,000 newborn deaths each year, mainly due to low birth weight, as well as 10,000 maternal deaths. Placental malaria is caused by red blood cells infected with parasites that attach … Read more

What is CRISPR technology? | MD Anderson Cancer Center

There are more than 6 billion letters, or nucleotides, of DNA in the genome. These contain all the information needed to create an individual organism. Certain sequences of DNA, called genes, contain instructions for making proteins that determine everything about how we look and how we function. We expect that there are some differences in … Read more

Azerbaijan Thalassemia Center and BGI Partner to Improve Thalassemia Screening in Azerbaijan

day 6The tenth In September 2022, the Azerbaijan Thalassemia Center and BGI held a virtual signing ceremony for the conclusion of a cooperation agreement. The partnership aims to improve thalassemia screening in Azerbaijan through genetic technology. In early 2021, on the occasion of the Declaration of “Prevention and Control of Global Hemoglobinopathies”, the BGI Poverty … Read more

Study suggests regular activity patterns are important for healthy aging and mental health

A new study led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh shows that older adults who rise consistently early and stay active throughout the day are happier and perform better on cognitive tests than those with irregular activity patterns. The results have been published online at Gamma Psychiatry, indicates that the activity patterns – ; … Read more

Duke researchers identify hidden chlamydial cloaking device

Chlamydia, the main cause of bacterial sexually transmitted infections, evades detection and eradication within human cells using a masking device. But researchers at Duke University have recognized the fringe of the invisibility cloak and now hope they can unravel it. To enter the cell and reproduce peacefully, many pathogenic bacteria, including chlamydia, cover themselves with … Read more