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A Mother Lode of Protection

Now research conducted in mice offers new hope that neonatal herpes infections might eventually be avoidable by stimulating an immune response in mothers.
18-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Folding Revolution

Artificial intelligence approach predicts the 3D structure of proteins based on its amino acid sequence
16-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Workplace wellness programs may help people change certain behaviors but do little to improve overall health or lower spending, study shows

First major multisite randomized controlled trial of a workplace wellness program shows mixed results at 18 months Program led employees to increase exercise and improve weight-management habits, but it had no effect on health outcomes Program did...
15-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Algorithm Identifies Patients Harboring Tumor-Causing Defect Found in Multiple Cancers and Treatable with Common Drug

New algorithm successfully identifies patients with a tumor-fueling DNA repair defect found in multiple cancers and treatable with a common cancer drug. Most genetic tests currently used in clinic do not reliably capture the cancer-causing...
11-Apr-2019 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Algorithm Identifies Patients Harboring Tumor-Causing Defect Found in Multiple Cancers and Treatable with Common Drug

New algorithm successfully identifies patients with a tumor-fueling DNA repair defect found in multiple cancers and treatable with a common cancer drug.
11-Apr-2019 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Single-cell sequencing reveals landscape of immune cell subtypes in lung cancer tumors

Single-cell sequencing reveals 25 subpopulations of myeloid immune cells in lung cancer tumors. Many subpopulations are similar across humans and mice, supporting the use of mouse models in immunotherapy research. Findings set stage to assess...
9-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Insulin Insights

Insulin triggers genome-wide changes in gene expression via an unexpected mechanism. The insulin receptor is transported from the cell surface to the cell nucleus, where it helps initiate the expression of thousands of genes. Targeted genes are...
2-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In New Report, Scientists Outline the Promises and Pitfalls of Machine Learning in Medicine

A New England Journal of Medicine report penned by scientists at Harvard Med and Google offers a blueprint for integrating machine learning into the practice of medicine as way to optimize clinical care.
1-Apr-2019 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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