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Sensor tracks cortisol levels in real time

Skoltech researchers have developed a prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor for continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time, which can help monitor various health conditions. The paper was published in the journal Talanta. Cortisol, a steroid hormone commonly known as the “stress hormone,” plays a significant role in the regulation of a range of […]

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US sees over 4,000 daily coronavirus deaths for first time

New York needs to open pop-up vaccine centers immediately: Dr. Nicole Saphier Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier provides insight into the coronavirus vaccine rollout on ‘Fox and Friends.’ The United States surpassed 4,000 daily coronavirus deaths on Thursday, marking the highest number seen since the outbreak began. According to Johns Hopkins University, the […]

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Chatbot may detect early dementia in time for intervention

If Alzheimer’s dementia is identified early, at the stage of Mild Cognitive Impairment, for instance, the decline in neural functioning can be stabilized or even curtailed in some cases, research has found. QUT Ph.D. data science researcher Ahmed Alkenani has developed automatic machine learning models using language features to identify multiple stages of dementia, including […]