L’Oréal to Offer AI-Powered Skin Diagnosis Using Selfies

PARIS — The selfie is about to generate much more than likes. L’Oréal plans to use it to draw up product suggestions to consumers based on their skin types — determined through artificial intelligence-powered technology. Offering the latest example of how artificial intelligence is creeping further into daily life, the move follows the beauty giant’s purchase of ModiFace last year, […]

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How a brain scan could diagnose autism in NEWBORNS

How a brain scan could diagnose autism in NEWBORNS: Studying connections in the organ could highlight whether a child has the condition, study finds Premature babies have excessive nerve cells in their brains Can affect neuron communication and has been associated with autism Newborns may one day be scanned for signs they could develop the disorder  e-mail View comments Scientists […]

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Hidden genes may underlie autism severity, new study shows: Researchers link a complex unexamined gene family with autism severity

Scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have implicated a largely hidden part of the human genome in the severity of autism symptoms, a discovery that could lead to new insights into the disorder and eventually to clinical therapies for the condition. The researchers found the critical genes are part of the human genome that is so complex […]

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Warner named director of newborn medicine division

Barbara B. Warner, MD, a physician-scientist noted for her commitment to critically ill infants, has been named director of the Division of Newborn Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “Dr. Warner is steady, skilled and compassionate in her care of, perhaps, the most fragile of patients — infants struggling for life in the neonatal intensive care […]

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Decolonization protocol can prevent dangerous infections among discharged hospital patients

Hospital patients who have methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can prevent future MRSA infections by following a standard bathing protocol after discharge, according to research results published in the February 14 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The Changing Lives by Eradicating Antibiotic Resistance, or CLEAR, trial divided 2,121 adult patients at random into one of two groups. All […]

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New Zombie disease continues to spread – Now as the first cases in Europe

New study shows: people are at risk American authorities currently report the strong spread of a mysterious disease dubbed by the American media as the “Zombie disease”. The Name was derived from the symptoms of the disease, because the Affected with a drastic weight loss, coordination difficulties, increased saliva flow, lack of fear and aggression. So far, only animals, predominantly […]

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Human cells can also change jobs

Biology textbooks teach us that adult cell types remain fixed in the identity they have acquired upon differentiation. By inducing non-insulin-producing human pancreatic cells to modify their function to produce insulin in a sustainable way, researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, show for the first time that the adaptive capacity of our cells is much greater than previously […]

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Sofas and vinyl flooring are poisoning children

Sofas and vinyl flooring are poisoning children: Scientists find high levels of toxins that affect brain development in kids exposed to flame retardants Old sofas and vinyl flooring – particularly in public housing – contain hormone-disrupting toxins Kids exposed to those products were found to have high levels of toxins in their blood and urine Researchers warn these toxins can […]

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