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Medicine

Alphabet’s Verily Is Building COVID-19 Triaging Tool As Trump Declares National Emergency (Updated)

Posted in Business, Medicine on 14th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

Positive COVID-19 cases have now been found in all 50 states, and on Wednesday the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic.

China’s Coronavirus Response Speed Was Critical To Stopping It

Posted in Medicine on 8th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

Coronavirus kills with an inflammatory process in the lungs. It’s not an infectious process, like a bacterial or viral infection.

Alzheimer's Blood Test May Replace Invasive Spinal Taps For Diagnosis

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

Many of the experimental blood tests under development focus on measuring amyloid levels, with one paper published last year describing a way of revealing misfolding amyloid proteins as a way of detecting Alzheimer's cases around eight years before clinical symptoms appeared.

Irregular Sleep Patterns Can Double Heart Disease Risk, Study Suggests

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

A newly published study is suggesting irregular sleep patterns, such as inconsistent bedtimes from day to day, can potentially double a person’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

Brain Scan Study Discovers A New Type Of Schizophrenia

Posted in Medicine on 1st Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

The results reveal significant differences in gray matter volumes, distinguishing two distinct types of schizophrenia and busting the previously held notion that all schizophrenia patients brains are the same.