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Network scientists identify 40 new drugs to test against COVID-19

Credit: Albert-László Barabási/BarabasiLab 2019 Northeastern researchers have identified 40 new potential drugs that could treat COVID-19. The findings, reported via Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Science Research on Wednesday, come from a modeling tool for infection dynamics based on network science—complex math, physics, and computing. The toolset mapped the way …

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Genetic signature may identify mothers at risk for preeclampsia

High magnification micrograph of hypertrophic decidual vasculopathy, as seen in pregnancy-induced hypertension. Credit: Wikipedia Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a genetic signature combining certain maternal and fetal gene variants that are associated with a higher risk of preeclampsia. Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication resulting from sudden elevation …

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New way to identify patients likely to return to hospital could reduce future readmissions

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Recurrent, unplanned readmissions to the hospital—which happen when patients return shortly after discharge and are readmitted for the same or a related condition—are a challenge worldwide. Many researchers have examined how to predict them and how to understand the factors that contribute to them. A new …

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