• Bacterial 'gene swapping' sparks disease outbreaks

    3 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    A new study documents how the ability of bacteria to swap genetic material with each other can directly affect the emergence and spread of globally important infectious diseases.
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  • Foodborne illness caused by common agricultural practice, casts doubts on biocidal product labeling

    3 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Chlorine, commonly used in the agriculture industry to decontaminate fresh produce, can make foodborne pathogens undetectable, according to new research. The study may help explain outbreaks of Salmonella enterica and Listeria monocytogenes among produce in recent years.
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  • Using AI to detect heart disease

    3 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Predicting and monitoring cardiovascular disease is often expensive and tenuous, involving high-tech equipment and intrusive procedures. However, a new method developed by researchers offers a better way. By coupling a machine learning model with a patient's pulse data, they are able to measure a key risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and arterial stiffness, using just a smart phone.
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  • Search Engines and Social Media Activities Can HelpS Trace Syphilis Trend

    Search Engines and Social Media Activities Can HelpS Trace Syphilis Trend

    3 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Syphilis related search items and tweets can help trace the trend the of the disease and may help predict the next possible outbreak, finds a new study.
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  • Discovery of 100 new genes may aid research into pigmentation diseases

    3 monthes ago - By News Medical

    A new study identified more than 100 genes that play a key role in determining the color of human hair. The findings may have important implications for pigmentation diseases such as melanoma.
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