Jane Fonda, 85, has no plans on retiring with three new films set to drop after cancer diagnosis

Jane Fonda 85 has no plans on retiring with three

 Jane Fonda has no intention of retiring at 85-years of age and just a few months removed from grueling chemotherapy treatments following a diagnosis of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a blood cancer. In fact, the legendary actress plans on maintaining the busy schedule that she’s been on since her late-career renaissance, along with her activism that’s been … Read more

Genetic diagnosis helps guide care of childhood hearing loss

Journal Reference: Ryan J. Carlson, Tom Walsh, Jessica B. Mandell, Amal Aburayyan, Ming K. Lee, Suleyman Gulsuner, David L. Horn, Henry C. Ou, Kathleen C. Y. Sie, Lisa Mancl, Jay Rubinstein, Mary-Claire King. Association of Genetic Diagnoses of Childhood-Onset Hearing Loss With Cochlear Implant Outcomes. JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, 2023; DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2022.4463 Even if … Read more

New study reveals differences in diagnosis of psychiatric disorders between geographies

Journal Reference: Takeo Saito, Masashi Ikeda, Chikashi Terao, Takuma Ashizawa, Masami Miyata, Satoshi Tanaka, Tetsufumi Kanazawa, Tadafumi Kato, Taro Kishi, Nakao Iwata. Differential genetic correlations across major psychiatric disorders between Eastern and Western countries. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 2022; DOI: 10.1111/pcn.13498 While this problem is still prevalent today, we have a few additional tools at … Read more

Early HIV diagnosis and treatment important for better long-term health outcomes

The findings are based on an extended follow-up of participants in the National Institutes of Health-funded Strategic Timing of Antiretroviral Treatment (START) study. In 2015, START demonstrated a 57% reduced risk of AIDS and serious non-AIDS health outcomes among participants who began ART when their CD4+ T-cell counts — a key indicator of immune system … Read more

Scientists detect dementia signs as early as nine years ahead of diagnosis

Journal Reference: Nol Swaddiwudhipong, David J. Whiteside, Frank H. Hezemans, Duncan Street, James B. Rowe, Timothy Rittman. Pre‐diagnostic cognitive and functional impairment in multiple sporadic neurodegenerative diseases. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 2022; DOI: 10.1002/alz.12802 In research published today in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, the team analysed data from the UK Biobank … Read more

The super-fast MRI scan that could revolutionize heart failure diagnosis

Journal Reference: Hosamadin Assadi, Bhalraam Uthayachandran, Rui Li, James Wardley, Tha H. Nyi, Ciaran Grafton-Clarke, Andrew J. Swift, Ana Beatriz Solana, Jean-Paul Aben, Kurian Thampi, David Hewson, Chris Sawh, Richard Greenwood, Marina Hughes, Bahman Kasmai, Liang Zhong, Marcus Flather, Vassilios S. Vassiliou, Pankaj Garg. Kat-ARC accelerated 4D flow CMR: clinical validation for transvalvular flow and … Read more

No one-size-fits-all artificial intelligence approach works for prevention, diagnosis or treatment using precision medicine

Journal Reference: Sreya Vadapalli, Habiba Abdelhalim, Saman Zeeshan, Zeeshan Ahmed. Artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches using gene expression and variant data for personalized medicine. Briefings in Bioinformatics, 2022; DOI: 10.1093/bib/bbac191 “Precision medicine is one of the most trending subjects in basic and medical science today,” said Zeeshan Ahmed, an assistant professor of medicine at … Read more

Bruce Willis’ Team Responds To Accusations Hollywood Producer Pushed Him To Keep Working Despite Aphasia Diagnosis

Bruce Willis Team Responds To Accusations Hollywood Producer Pushed Him

After Bruce Willis’ post-aphasia diagnosis retirement, stories of support and well-wishes flooded the internet. Friends, fans, and family have all sent their best to the man who’s entertained so many, and still has some upcoming movies to be released in that same spirit. However, concerns have also taken shape, as recent accusations claim Hollywood producer … Read more

Rapid Ebola diagnosis may be possible with new technology

Journal Reference: Qavi AJ, Meserve K, Aman MJ, Vu H, Zeitlin L, Dye J, Froude J, Leung DW, Yang L, Holtsberg FW, Bailey RC, Amarasinghe GK. Rapid Detection of an Ebola Biomarker with Optical Microring Resonators. Cell Reports Methods, 2022 DOI: 10.1016/j.crmeth.2022.100234 The technology, which uses so-called optical microring resonators, potentially could be developed into … Read more

Dementia diagnosis often comes as part of costly crisis

Journal Reference: Geoffrey J. Hoffman, Donovan T. Maust, Melissa Harris, Jinkyung Ha, Matthew A. Davis. Medicare spending associated with a dementia diagnosis among older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2022; DOI: 10.1111/jgs.17835 The study, from a University of Michigan team, uses long-term data from thousands of older adults who either got diagnosed formally, … Read more