How Not to Get Bitten by Ticks This Summer

Dougal WatersGetty Images The last thing you want to bring home from a long hike or a quick dog walk is a case of Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted fever, or even a single one of the ticks that carry these (and more) diseases. But to protect yourself properly, you’ve got to get the right… Read More »

Artificial Intelligence to Speed up Alzheimer’s Disease Research

May 16th, 2019 Siavash Parkhideh Informatics, Neurology, Pathology, Psychiatry Researchers from UC Davis and UC San Francisco have developed a new artificial intelligence tool to scale up Alzheimer’s research. They have created a deep learning system to identify amyloid plaques in brain slices of patients, spotting specific subtypes of Alzheimer’s disease, in the process enabling… Read More »