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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In some cases, COVID-19 may harm the brain: study

(HealthDay)—The woman worked in the airlines industry and was in her late 50s. She arrived at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit with a cough, fever and mental confusion that had arisen over the prior three days.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New CT scoring criteria for timely diagnosis, treatment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Updated CT scoring criteria that considers lobe involvement, as well as changes in CT findings, could quantitatively and accurately evaluate the progression of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pneumonia, according to an open-access ...

Neuroscience

Artificial intelligence can speed up the detection of stroke

Timely detection and accurate segmentation of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) lesions on magnetic resonance images (MRIs) are essential for the triaging patient for endovascular therapy. Lesion segmentation is a routine process ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World-first tool to improve COVID-19 diagnosis, free and online

The world's only online image-based COVID-19 diagnosis improvement tool for healthcare workers is launched today by University of Sydney spinoff DetectED-X, drawing on its global experience and outcomes in breast cancer detection ...

Neuroscience

Artificial intelligence for very young brains

Canadian scientists have developed an innovative new technique that uses artificial intelligence to better define the different sections of the brain in newborns during a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam.

Oncology & Cancer

Machine learning helps doctors diagnose severity of brain tumors

An estimated 18,000 people in the United States will die of brain and spinal cord tumors in 2020. To help doctors differentiate between the severity of cancers in the brain, an international team of researchers led by Dr. ...

Radiology & Imaging

Artificial intelligence model can detect COVID-19 on chest CT

(HealthDay)—Artificial intelligence allows coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to be detected and differentiated from community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) on chest computed tomography (CT), according to a study published ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New imaging method sheds light on Alzheimer's disease

To understand what happens in the brain when Alzheimer's disease develops, researchers need to be able to study the molecular structures in the neurons affected by Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden ...

Pediatrics

Incidence of subclinical CT changes high in COVID-19 cases

(HealthDay)—The incidence of subclinical computed tomography (CT) changes in coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) cases is high, with milder severity seen on CT for asymptomatic versus symptomatic cases, according to a study published ...

Oncology & Cancer

New contrast agent for early diagnosis of brain metastases

A group of researchers led by Leif Schroeder from the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut fuer Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) have found a way to detect metastases in certain types of cancer in the brain at an early stage, using only ...