An international research team including CU Boulder scientists has identified more than 1,200 genetic variants associated with how much schooling an individual completes and developed a "polygenic score" predictive of more than 11% of the variation in educational attainment between individuals
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A well-known South African family restaurant chain has grabbed headlines with a new breastfeeding policy that allows patrons to breastfeed freely in their venues
Adding intravascular imaging to coronary angiography may not only sharpen placement of coronary stents, as shown in many studies, it may also reduce in-hospital clinical risk and boost long-term survival, a large cohort study suggests.
For the first time in the U.S., a blood test will be available to help doctors determine if people who have experienced a blow to the head could have a traumatic brain injury such as brain bleeding or bruising.
Illegal synthetic cannabis products laced with rat poison continue to be sold in the United States and pose a significant health risk not only to people who use these products but also the US blood supply, the US Food, and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week.
A signaling pathway that helps promote normal cell growth worsens a form of leukemia by taking control of another pathway better known for protecting cells from biological stress, a new study shows.
An updated analysis of obinutuzumab (Gazyva) alone or in combination with chemotherapy for patients with treatment-naïve or relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) detected no new safety signals.
Many technology companies are working on artificial intelligence systems that can analyze medical data to help diagnose or treat health problems. Such systems raise the question of whether this kind of technology can perform as well as a human doctor.
Virtual reality technology gives high school students greater insight into what it is like to be a 74-year-old African American man with suspected mild cognitive impairment (MCI), age-related vision and hearing loss, or Beatriz.
Death after surgery may follow a complication, but understanding which complications or co-morbidities are associated with death is challenging. The investigators analyzed records for nearly 1.2 million patients and found a complication independently associated with mortality.