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Pupil size to diagnose neurological diseases

Researchers have developed a smartphone app that could allow people to screen for Alzheimer’s disease, ADHD and other neurological diseases and disorders by recording closeups of their eye.

Frozen testicular tissue still viable after two decades

Male testis tissue that is cryopreserved can be reimplanted after more than 20 years and will make viable sperm, according to a new study in rodents.

AI can predict Crohn’s disease recurring after surgery

Using an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that emulates how humans visualise and is trained to recognise and classify images, investigators constructed a model that predicts the postoperative recurrence of Crohn’s disease with high accuracy by evaluating histological images.

Under the microscope: NTCP

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Memory B cells protecting against mutant viruses

Specialised memory cells found in our immune system play an important role in our ability to fight virus mutations, such as those produced by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to research.

Airborne sars-cov-2 in hospitals

From Spring 2020 to Spring 2021, researchers at Lund University took many measurements in hospital environments, primarily at different COVID-19 wards at Skåne University Hospital in Lund and Malmö, with the aim to obtain more knowledge about how COVID-19 is spread.

“Recovering from covid can take years”

Two years after infection with COVID-19, half of patients who were admitted to hospital still have at least one symptom, according to the longest follow-up study to date.

New test predicts sepsis before blood clots

A new test predicted sepsis soon after infection in mice – well before blood clotting and organ failure – enabling early treatment and increasing survival.

Eye scanner targets neurodegenerative diseases

In a large-scale EU project, the capabilities of optical coherence tomography (OCT) and Raman spectroscopy have been combined in a novel eye scanner. Using this, it is possible to add molecular information to the visualisation of the internal structure of the eye .

“Personalised testing needed for safety”

Testing patients for genetic variations that affect how their body will respond to common medicines must be integrated fully, fairly and swiftly into the NHS.

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