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Key points of intersection in diagnosis and treatment of cancer

Oct. 18, 2023
With the advancement and expanded uses of technology in the laboratory we have a host of opportunities in the hands of physicians and scientists to explore and study diseases ...
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Fermented food diet lowers inflammation and increases microbiome diversity

July 20, 2021
A diet rich in fermented foods enhances the diversity of gut microbes and decreases molecular signs of inflammation, according to researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine...
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Hypercapnia associated with more hospitalizations

June 24, 2021
Hypercapnia is a build-up of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the blood. It occurs when tiny air sacs in the lungs called alveoli are unable to adequately exchange CO2 from the blood for...
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Using digital microfluidics to screen newborns

June 23, 2021
Why did you decide to develop a digital microfluidics platform for newborn screening? What problems in newborn testing did you want to address? We have a lot of collaborations...
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Selux awarded $14.6 million from BARDA for rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing

June 11, 2021
The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has awarded an additional $14.6 million in funding to Selux Diagnostics for its next-generation 'phenotyping...

New study suggests excess glycogen may cause metabolic syndrome

Feb. 24, 2021
In a recent study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, a team at the University of Michigan explored the association between genetic variants throughout...
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Diagnostic hallmarks of urinary tract infection

Dec. 22, 2020
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is among the leading causes for treatment in adult primary care medicine and represents a significant proportion of antibiotic prescriptions. A UTI...
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Faster processing makes cutting-edge fluorescence microscopy more accessible

June 30, 2020
Scientists have developed new image processing techniques for microscopes that can reduce post-processing time up to several thousand-fold. The researchers are from the National...
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New microscopy method provides unique look at amyloid protein structure

June 8, 2020
Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are often accompanied by amyloid proteins in the brain that have become clumped or misfolded. At Washington University...

Scientists examine how a gut infection may produce chronic symptoms

Jan. 13, 2020
Sometimes the end of an intestinal infection is just the beginning of more misery. Of those who contract traveler’s diarrhea, for example, an unlucky few go on to develop irritable...

Scientists show how mutated neuron antennae impair brain connectivity

Dec. 23, 2019
Axons are the long thread-like extensions of neurons that send electrical signals to other brain cells. Thanks to axonal connectivity, our brains and bodies can do all necessary...