Rare Roses: Floral Paintings with Genetic Variations in Honor of the Artist’s Son | untie

Nicole Shannon, mother of a young son with a rare genetic disorder, uses visual art – and real roses – with genetic variants, as her subjects. Shannon’s motivation for her series of paintings, Rare Roses, is to convey “everything uniquely beautiful and worthy of love.” “(My son) Quinn who made it through the night, after … Read more

Medicaid help: WVU researchers partner with state to assess pandemic policy changes | health

The increase in the use of telehealth among Medicaid recipients is one consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers at West Virginia University’s Office of Health Affairs are working with state Medicare officials to see if continuing these services would help Mountain State residents in the long run. “When the pandemic was first announced, state Medicaid … Read more

AI-guided tools precisely identify immune cell driver and protective genetic factor for esophageal cancer

Esophageal adenoma (EAC) is a type of cancer that affects the mucous glands of the lower esophagus -; The tube that connects the throat to the stomach. It is the most common form of esophageal cancer and is often preceded by Barrett’s metaplasia (BE), which is a harmful change in the cells lining the esophagus. … Read more

The National Institutes of Health’s Bridge2AI program aims to expand the use of artificial intelligence by the biomedical and behavioral research communities

The National Institutes of Health will invest $130 million over four years, pending the availability of funds, to accelerate the widespread use of artificial intelligence (AI) by the biomedical and behavioral research communities. The Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) program of the Joint Fund of the National Institutes of Health brings together team members from … Read more

Study suggests regular activity patterns are important for healthy aging and mental health

A new study led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh shows that older adults who rise consistently early and stay active throughout the day are happier and perform better on cognitive tests than those with irregular activity patterns. The results have been published online at Gamma Psychiatry, indicates that the activity patterns – ; … Read more