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Trillion data points to identify disease-causing genes

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Trillion data points to identify disease-causing genes Trillion data points to identify disease-causing genes Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers from CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, have accomplished a world-first by processing one trillion points of genomic data through VariantSpark, an artificial intelligence-based platform, which can help pinpoint the location of …

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    Study points to health disparities among former NFL players

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    Study points to health disparities among former NFL players Study points to health disparities among former NFL players Credit: CC0 Public Domain A career in professional football may yield an array of health benefits that extend beyond playing years: NFL players engage in vigorous training, tend to be more educated …

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      WHO points to ‘slow decline’ in Russia virus cases

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      WHO points to ‘slow decline’ in Russia virus cases WHO points to ‘slow decline’ in Russia virus cases Credit: CC0 Public Domain The World Health Organisation said on Wednesday the number of coronavirus cases was slowly declining in Russia as the Kremlin prepared to stage a vote to change the …

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        Research points to treatment for COVID-19 cytokine storms

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        Research points to treatment for COVID-19 cytokine storms Research points to treatment for COVID-19 cytokine storms A microscopic photo of a blood smear from a transgenic mouse that mimics the human immune disorder, secondary HLH (hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis). The image shows macrophage immune cells (indicated by arrow) flooding healthy tissue cells …

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          Dental opioids study points to need for better prescribing

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          Dental opioids study points to need for better prescribing Dental opioids study points to need for better prescribing Key findings from a study of more than 2 million Americans who had dental procedures in the pre-COVID19 era Credit: University of Michigan/JADA As dentists and their teams across America get back …

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            Tobacco smoking increases lung entry points for COVID-19 virus

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            Tobacco smoking increases lung entry points for COVID-19 virus Tobacco smoking increases lung entry points for COVID-19 virus Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, the University of South Carolina and other institutions have identified tobacco smoking as a potential risk factor for infection of the COVID-19 …

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