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.

Memory B cells protecting against mutant viruses

So-called virus escape mutants are variants of a virus that are typically produced when the body’s immune system is weak.

Airborne sars-cov-2 in hospitals

The study is the largest of its kind and the results have now been published.

“Recovering from covid can take years”

The study followed 1192 participants in China infected with SARS-CoV-2 during the first phase of the pandemic.

New test predicts sepsis before blood clots

The findings provide a platform to develop rapid and easy-to-perform clinical tests for early sepsis detection and clinical intervention in human patients.

Eye scanner targets neurodegenerative diseases

It is hoped that this will enable neurodegenerative diseases to be detected at an early stage, as well as eye diseases and diabetes.

“Personalised testing needed for safety”

The statement comes from a report – Personalised prescribing: using pharmacogenomics to improve patient outcomes – by the British Pharmacological Society and the Royal College of Physicia