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Insilico Medicine

Insilico Medicine To Present Latest Advances In Aging Bio Marker Development

Insilico Medicine; a Rockville-based company developing the end-to-end drug discovery pipeline utilizing the next generation artificial intelligence; will present its latest advances in human aging biomarker development at the Longevity Leaders Conference in London, 4 of February. Intelligence techniques Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques, such as deep learning (DL) and reinforcement learning (RL) play a pivotal…

Endocrine disruptors

The Effect Of Endocrine Disruptors On Metabolism

January 2019 saw the launch of the EU research project EDCMET, in which scientists from the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) are also involved. EDCMET stands for “Metabolic effects of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals; novel testing METhods and adverse outcome path-ways; and is aim at developing methods to identify chemical compounds; that disrupt metabolic…

Elderly patient

Over Prescribing Of Antidepressants May Occur More Often In Elderly Patients

Their results, in agreement with others, suggest that the potential overprescribing of antidepressants may occur more often in antidepressant because who have a higher degree of clinical complexity or severity,” said lead author Dr. William Bobo; of the Mayo Clinic, in Jacksonville; Florida. and most impotently “This is important to consider because these individuals may…

Blood test

Blood Test For Specific Metabolites Could Reveal Blocked Arteries

Blood test could show whether arteries carrying blood to the heart are narrow or blocked, a risk factor for heart disease. According to the 40-person study published in the journal PLOS ONE; emergency patients who underwent a treadmill stress test and showed signs of decreased blood flow to the heart also had changes in five metabolites in…

anaesthesia

Haemodynamic Profiles Of Etomidate VS Propofol For Induction Of Anaesthesia

Etomidate produces reliable, rapid onset of anesthesia and is perceiving as having a favorable hemodynamic profile, making it a common choice for patients at risk of hypotension, or where hypotension is undesirable (e.g. in patients who are critically ill, cardiovascularly compromised, or both). However, etomidate also suppresses adrenocortical function. Several retrospective studies have suggested a…

Heart disease and stroke

Brexit Will Increase Heart Disease And Stroke Cases

Researchers from Imperial College London have claimed that Brexit; will be responsible for 12,400 deaths due to heart attacks and strokes. The claims made by the researchers, state that the present trading arrangements in the United Kingdom is likely to raise the prices of fruits and vegetables that are imported and this may prompt unhealthier eating and…

Dermatology Treatments

Limited Options for Off-Label Dermatology Treatments

Compendia used to make coverage determinations for off-label prescribing in dermatology are “incomplete, outdated, idiosyncratic, and unpredictable,” researchers say. Medicare Part D uses two compendia when making coverage determinations: the American Hospital Formulary Service (AHFS) and DRUGDEX. However, these compendia have “deficiencies” with regard to accuracy and completeness, according to Dr John Barbieri of the…

Forensic anthropologist

Forensic Anthropologist Studies Opioid Addiction And Bones

Bones are a living record that constantly change over a person’s life. Forensic anthropologists are tasked with deciphering clues from bones, and their study of skeletal remains aids in the identification of unknown individuals. By working to assess the age, sex, height, ancestry and unique features of a skeleton; they provide important keys to identifying…

Breast cancer surgery

Time To Breast Cancer Surgery Delayed For Non-Hispanic Blacks

The time to surgery (TTS) after a breast cancer diagnosis is delayed for non-Hispanic black (NHB) versus non-Hispanic white (NHW) women, because according to a study published online Jan. 23 in JAMA Surgery. Yvonne L. Eaglehouse, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland, and colleagues compared TTS among 998 NHB women and 3,899 NHW…

Health care

Study Shows Why America Needs More Primary Care Doctors

The United States health care system is generally centered around hospitals and specialty care. The value of primary care, however, has remained unclear and debated, in part due to limited research. A new Northwestern Medicine study was the first to directly compare the quality and experience of outpatient care between adults with or without primary…