Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

October 24, 2020
Oncotarget: Evaluation of cellular alteration & inflammatory profile of cells
Oncotarget recently published ''Evaluation of cellular alterations and inflammatory profile of mesothelial cells and/or neoplastic cells exposed to talc used for pleurodesis''

Model predicts acute kidney injury requiring dialysis in patients with COVID-19
In a recent study, a new algorithm achieved good performance for predicting which hospitalized patients will develop acute kidney injury requiring dialysis.

New model predicts which patients with kidney disease may develop heartbeat irregularities
* A new model that incorporates a type of artificial intelligence can accurately predict which individuals with chronic kidney disease face a high risk of developing atrial fibrillation.

Cause of Alzheimer's disease traced to mutation in common enzyme
Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered a new mechanism by which clumps of tau protein are created in the brain, killing brain cells and causing Alzheimer's disease.
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