Using AI during colonoscopy increases polyp detection rates and reduces costs

An appendix is ​​a small growth in colon tissue that can develop into colorectal cancer. Patients with polyps have a higher risk of developing cancer in the future. The use of artificial intelligence (AI) during colonoscopy, and endoscopic camera examination, could be useful for detecting precancerous polyps, says Yoichi Mori, MD, associate professor of the … Read more

Research reveals how a cancer-causing gene influences genetic variation in prostate cancer

Researchers from the Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) at Queen Mary University of London, the Italian Institute for Genomic Medicine, and the University of Milan have identified a new role for a cancer-causing gene in controlling an important genetic process that underpins genetic variation in the prostate. cancer. Results published today in cell reportsreveals how the … Read more

New microfluidic device mimics the exchange of nutrients between mother and fetus infected with placental malaria

placental malaria as a result Plasmodium falciparum The infection can lead to serious complications for both the mother and the baby. Placental malaria causes approximately 200,000 newborn deaths each year, mainly due to low birth weight, as well as 10,000 maternal deaths. Placental malaria is caused by red blood cells infected with parasites that attach … Read more

Many traumatized refugees face barriers to mental health care

Erica Zorc and Alander Rocha Kaiser Health News As a young child living in what was then Zaire, Bertin Bahij remembers witnessing refugees fleeing the Rwandan genocide in 1994 by crossing the river that forms the borders of the two Central African nations. “I didn’t know I would be in a few years,” Bahij said. … Read more

AI-guided tools pinpoint the immune cell driver and protective genetic factor of esophageal cancer

Esophageal cancer (EAC) is a type of cancer that affects the mucous glands in the lower esophagus -; The tube that connects the throat to the stomach. It is the most common form of esophageal cancer and is often preceded by Barrett’s metaplasia (BE), which is a harmful change in the cells lining the esophagus. … Read more