Coronavirus cure: Could coronavirus die out on its own?

After an initial outbreak of coronavirus in Wuhan, China, which began in December 2019, the novel virus has spread to over 180 countries in the world. The USA, Spain, Italy and France are among the worst-hit nations. It is important to note, however, that coronavirus is the name for the general type of virus, rather than the disease itself. On […]

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US may turn to more ‘pooled testing’ as COVID-19 spreads

To better track the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may approve broader use of “pooled testing,” wherein diagnostic tests can be processed in batches rather than one at a time.  With this strategy, samples from five to 10 individuals could be tested once as a single “pooled” sample, Dr. Brett Giroir, deputy secretary of Health […]

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Side effects from testicular cancer predicted by machine learning

In collaboration with Rigshospitalet, researchers from DTU Health Technology have developed a machine learning model that can predict chemotherapy-associated nephrotoxicity, a particularly significant side effect in patients treated with cisplatin. Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in young men. The number of new cases is increasing worldwide. There is a relatively high survival rate, with 95% surviving after 10 […]

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