MRI-based machine learning approach can accurately predict Alzheimer’s disease – News-Medical.Net

The research uses machine learning technology to look at structural features within the brain, including in regions not previously associated with Alzheimer’s. The advantage of the technique is its simplicity and the fact that it can identify the disease at an early stage when it can be very difficult to diagnose. Although there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, getting […]

Social media is rife with skin-whitening products. But little is being done to regulate the market – CNN

This story is part of ‘White lies‘, a series by CNN’s As Equals investigating skin whitening practices worldwide to expose the underlying drivers of colorism, the industry that profits from it and the cost to individuals and communities. For information about how CNN As Equals is funded and more, check out our FAQs. Once primarily sold in markets and beauty […]

Tepmetko Drug / Medicine Information – News-Medical.Net

Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) summary The full CMI on the next page has more details. If you are worried about using this medicine, speak to your doctor or pharmacist. This medicine is new or being used differently. Please report side effects. See the full CMI for further details. Why am I using TEPMETKO? TEPMETKO contains the active ingredient tepotinib (as […]

Reviewing medical, legal challenges before deciding on return: Pervez Musharrafs family – Geo News

Reviewing medical, legal challenges before deciding on return: Pervez Musharraf’s family By Web Desk Sunday Jun 19, 2022 Former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf. Photo: Twitter/ @SirLifeCoach/file Musharraf’s family says they are reviewing the medical, legal and security aspects before returning to Pakistan. Family adds Pakistan lacks the required medicines and medical facilities. His family thanks country’s leadership for contacting […]

Skin monitoring app bridges care gap, battles burnout – Dermatology Times

The Miiskin app (Miiskin) helps nearly 800,000 patients monitor changing moles and access dermatologic care quickly when needed. For dermatologists, it provides a time-saving asynchronous teledermatology solution to serve the digital patient based on patient-recorded images. This approach enables dermatologists to boost productivity up to 20%, according to the company. Miiskin provides a first line of defense against melanoma and […]

Weight loss: Study reveals a diet plan that could burn 13 pounds in four months, and it’s not intermittent fas – Times Now

In order to improve the quality of health, it is imperative to improve the quality of foods one eats – this means abstinence from animal products and eating plant-based foods like grains, beans, fruits, and vegetables. Photo : iStock KEY HIGHLIGHTS In a study by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition […]

Brain ‘Fingerprinting’ Provides Insights Into Mental Health of Young Adolescents – Neuroscience News

Summary: Neuroimaging of a person’s unique brain activity may help predict mental health problems during adolescence, a new study reports. Source: University of the Sunshine Coast Medical imaging of a person’s unique brain signature—much like a fingerprint—has the potential to predict mental health problems in young adolescents, according to a world-first study by University of the Sunshine Coast researchers. In […]

What does the Future Look Like for New Medicines? – News-Medical.Net

IntroductionPredicting the Future of MedicineDigital health, Robotics and SensorsGene Therapy and Gene EditingNanomedicine and Stem Cell TechnologyReferencesFurther Reading What will the future of medicine look like? Will we manage to cure cancer? Will lab-grown organs render human donation obsolete? Is a widespread uptake of the male contraceptive wishful thinking or a futuristic possibility? Some things seem to be more predictable than […]

Robust Health IT Deals Market Needs to Address Efficiency, Outcomes – HealthTech Magazine

Listen Pause Healthcare IT has drawn a great deal of investment for more than a decade as hospitals embraced electronic health records, with the help of incentives. Healthcare IT’s opportunity is compounded by some of the industry’s flaws: About 30 percent of U.S. healthcare spending, or up to approximately $933 billion, is considered wasted. The broader healthcare IT market is […]

2021: The year in medical research – Medical News Today

2021 has been an eventful year, particularly in medical research. Medical News Today’s editors reflect on some of the year’s highlights. In 2021 we reached the 1-year mark since World Health Organization (WHO) declared the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the world of medical research continues to grapple with this public health crisis. Throughout this year, researchers, healthcare workers, […]