New model predicts which patients with kidney disease may develop heartbeat irregularities

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Highlights * A new model that incorporates a type of artificial intelligence can accurately predict which individuals with chronic kidney disease face a high risk of developing atrial fibrillation. * Results from the study will be presented online during ASN Kidney...

Model predicts acute kidney injury requiring dialysis in patients with COVID-19

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Highlights In a recent study, a new algorithm achieved good performance for predicting which hospitalized patients will develop acute kidney injury requiring dialysis. Results from the study will be presented online during ASN Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined October 19-October...

New population of immune cells could play a role in multiple sclerosis

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PHILADELPHIA - Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder that develops as immune cells attack the nervous system. T cells are a critical part of our immune system, with a complex array of subtypes - some drive the autoimmune...

The 70% rule helped me get a writing project done I’ve put off for...

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All I had to do was write a short, barely one-page article for a newsletter at work. I’ve been putting it off for so long. Partly because I didn’t want to write it, but mostly because I didn’t feel...

TADD 2020 – Mindful Pausing to Get Through a Stressful Moment | ADDA

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We’ve got an excellent “TADD” Talk for you today! As part of ADHD Awareness Month and our special activities, ADDA has created TADD Talks, where we’ll be Talking about ADD every day the entire month of October! In today’s TADD...

Oncotarget: Evaluation of cellular alteration & inflammatory profile of cells

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IMAGE: Percentage of apoptosis in PMC, A549 and/or MCF7 after 24 hours exposed to talc. PMC = pleural mesothelial cells; NC = neoplastic cells. *p view more  ...

ASTRO: Proton therapy for lung cancer may help reduce risk of heart diseases

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PHILADEPHIA--Treating lung cancer patients with proton therapy may help reduce the risk of radiation-induced heart diseases, suggests a new study from Penn Medicine. In a retrospective trial of more than 200 patients, mini-strokes were significantly less common among patients...

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