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Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University Launches Grant Program to Help Deliver Breakthroughs in Treatment of Major Diseases and Conditions – Seton Hall University News & Events

The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University is proud to announce a $ 100,000 program to support network physicians and researchers working to develop novel treatments for some of the most costly and challenging diseases and conditions including diabetes, depression and epilepsy. The newly launched Research Pilot Project Funding Program is supported… Read More »

Should newborns get genetic testing for adult-onset conditions?

Screening should be limited to conditions that affect children, UChicago ethicist argues In the last decade, genome sequencing has provided a wealth of information about risks for certain diseases. But should parents be able to get all of the sequence results of their children’s genomes, especially if the variants would not cause illness or symptoms… Read More »

AI May Diagnose Health Conditions as Effectively as Health Professionals

New research published in The Lancet Digital Health suggests that artificial intelligence (AI) may be able to determine diseases from medical imaging as accurately as health professionals, reports the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.  Deep learning is an AI technique that allows computers to examine thousands of medical images to identify patterns of… Read More »

Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

The pediatrician, Dr. Paul Wise, toured detention centers at the border last summer and was critical of the conditions there, according to a Stanford publication. In that interview, Wise described how migrant children are kept in a “kind of cage-like” processing center. “From there, they get moved to a different processing center, which is kind… Read More »

Medical News Today: Coexisting conditions: New test predicts suicide, cognitive risk

After studying thousands of people for over a decade, researchers have concluded that living with multiple chronic conditions can seriously affect a person’s brain health and mental well-being, hastening forms of memory loss and increasing the risk of dying by suicide. Having multiple chronic conditions can speed up cognitive decline. Recent research has shown that… Read More »

Chronic conditions — not infectious diseases — are top 5 causes of early death in China

Chronic diseases, such as stroke, ischemic heart disease, and lung cancer, now represent the leading causes of premature death in China, according to a new scientific study. The rise in non-communicable diseases reflects declines in maternal and child mortality over nearly three decades, largely the result of economic growth and increasing levels of education. In… Read More »