Artificial intelligence and deep learning that look at "rash selfies" could offer a way to more accurately detect and identify Lyme disease.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
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More than half of patients hospitalized with suspected COVID-19 in Michigan during peak months got antibiotics. Later tests showed 96.5% didn't need them.
Aug. 31, 2020 • ~8 min
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A new synthetic antibody may prevent the coronavirus from causing infection by blocking attachment to a key enzyme. It shows promise in a study with mice.
June 24, 2020 • ~4 min
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"This inexpensive practice, in conjunction with social distancing and other procedures, is the most likely opportunity to stop the COVID-19 pandemic."
June 15, 2020 • ~5 min
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Have policies aimed at avoiding COVID-19 infections worked? "I don't think any human endeavor has ever saved so many lives in such a short period of time."
June 12, 2020 • ~10 min
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A proposed platform uses nanoparticles or magnetic levitation to spot a "fingerprint" for COVID-19 diagnosis and checking death risk.
May 19, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: covid-19 nanotechnology viruses infections magnetism health-and-medicine medical-tests
"Because of asymptomatic spread of the coronavirus, we're going to need a lot more testing and have public health officials actively look for cases."
May 15, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: covid-19 symptoms viruses infections health-and-medicine immune-systems
How fast does COVID-19 spread? New research may have an answer. It also shows that people can spread the virus before they feel the symptoms.
March 16, 2020 • ~4 min
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