IIT Jodhpur, Western Michigan University, develop ML techniques for early warning system for neonatal, infant mortality – ET HealthWorld

Jodhpur: Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur (IIT Jodhpur) and Western Michigan University, US, have identified significant neonatal and infant mortality predictors using multiple machine learning (ML) techniques. The study uses nationwide household survey data from India. The primary objective of this research was to identify early warning signs of child mortality that … Read more

Mosquitoes Genetically Modified to Stop Disease Pass Early Test

May 9, 2022 — Genetically modified mosquitoes released in the U.S. appear to have passed an early test that suggests they might one day help reduce the population of insects that transmit infectious diseases. As part of the test, scientists released nearly 5 million genetically engineered male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes over the course of 7 … Read more

Tory MPs call for home early abortion service to be made permanent

They wrote: “We encourage all MPs who believe in evidence-based policymaking and women’s reproductive rights to vote in support of the amendment [from the Lords], so that doctors and nurses can continue offering this safe, effective, and compassionate form of abortion care for all who choose it.” Source link

Early Trial Offers Hope Treating Rare ‘Brittle Bone’ Disease

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — An experimental drug may help build bone mass in some adults with a rare brittle-bone disease, a small preliminary study suggests. The disease is called osteogenesis imperfecta. It’s caused by defects in certain genes involved in making collagen — a key protein in … Read more

Early Menopause May Raise a Woman’s Odds for Dementia

TUESDAY, March 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Women who enter menopause early may be more likely to develop dementia later in life, new research indicates. During menopause, production of the female sex hormone estrogen drops dramatically and a woman’s periods come to an end. While women typically enter menopause in their early 50s, many do … Read more