New vaccine against malaria

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended a new vaccine, R21/Matrix-M, for the prevention of malaria in children.

Self-sampling for asymptomatic mpox

A pilot study carried out in Catalonia to evaluate the self-collection of biological samples reveals the high acceptability of the proposal and the key role of diagnosis in people without symptoms of mpox.

The contribution of viral pathogens to sepsis

SARS-CoV-2 accounted for one in six cases of sepsis during the first 33 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the importance of viral sepsis, according to a new study.

Lipoproteins in the central nervous system

The team found that the particles in our nervous system are much more diverse than previously thought.

Why didn’t people in the US get COVID-19 boosters?

New research from the University of Arizona Health Sciences is identifying the reasons why.

Aggressive prostate cancer and mutations

These findings come from the largest scale prostate cancer study ever exploring the exome – the key sections of the genetic code that contain the instructions to make proteins.

Tech news: November 2023

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Anti-Idiotypic Antibodies

Finger sweat test to detect anti-psychotic drugs

The researchers recruited 60 patients receiving clozapine, quetiapine, or olanzapine, as well as 30 negative controls.

Screening for alzheimer’s disease

The two-step model is built on a first step with a diagnostic model to stratify patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) for risk of amyloid positron emission tomography (PET) positi

"No improvements for colonoscopies with AI"

More than 3000 persons with a positive faecal immunochemical test (FIT) were randomly assigned to colonoscopy with or without CAD to evaluate the contribution of CAD to colonoscopic detec