The Importance of Clinical Informatics

Introduction Importance BenefitsPatient participation Conclusion ReferencesFurther reading Introduction Clinical informatics (CI) is a new field of information technology, also called health informatics. It deals with the use of technology and data analysis tools to […]

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Research into a Cure for Diabetes

Using immunotherapy to cure type-1 diabetesUsing stem cell-derived beta cells for functional cure of diabetesA genetic therapy based cure for diabetesTreating diabetes using insulin inhibitory receptorFuture of the undergoing research […]

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Breath Analysis in Epilepsy Treatment Monitoring

Limitations with TMLSubstituting blood tests with breath analysisMeasurement techniquesResults from breath analysisGlobal landscape of epilepsy References Further reading Under the motto "breath instead of blood," researchers have developed a breath test that […]

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Revolutions in Infectious Disease Testing

Point of care testingNAATLab-on-a-chipSequencing methodsOther techniquesAutomation of laboratory testingSample collectionPooled samplesConclusionsReferencesFurther reading  Infectious diseases (IDs) still take 14 million lives worldwide each year, making up a quarter of total deaths. […]

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Urbanization and Human Health

IntroductionWhat is Urbanization?Urbanization and Nutritional HealthPollution, Urbanization, and Human HealthUrbanization and Vector-Borne DiseaseUrbanization and Chronic Health: An Example From TanzaniaReferences The most predominant health problems associated with urbanization are poor […]

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Tackling Respiratory Infections in the 21st Century

Introduction Respiratory infection trendsAntimicrobial resistance and respiratory infectionsUsing data for surveillanceInfluenza prevention and treatmentDiagnosis of respiratory infectionsCurrent instances of diagnostic platformsHow COVID-19 changed the pictureReferencesFurther reading Introduction While earlier ages of […]

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What is Chediak-Higashi Syndrome?

Chédiak-Higashi syndrome (CHS) is a rare and potentially fatal autosomal recessive disorder. A congenital immunodeficiency, CHS is characterized by frequent bacterial infections, easy bruising, oculocutaneous albinism, and recurrent pyogenic infections. […]

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