AI allows automated scoring of psoriasis area, severity

Deep learning algorithms, such as convolutional neural networks (CNNs), can automatically and objectively perform image-based Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) scoring, according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. Mirjam J. Schaap, M.D., from Radbound University Medical Center in Nijmegen, Netherlands, and […]

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‘Freedom from disease’ in psoriasis is multicomponent concept

For people with psoriasis, “freedom from disease” is a multicomponent concept that includes five main domains, according to research published online Nov. 24 in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. Ilse van Ee, from Psoriasispatiënten Nederland in Nijkerk, and colleagues aimed to build a unified consensus on the definition of “freedom […]

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Clinical trial reveals that omega-3 fish oil supplements do not help prevent depression

Results from the largest clinical trial of its kind do not support the use of fish oil supplements—a source of omega-3 fatty acid—to help prevent depression. The findings are published in JAMA by a team led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Experts have recommended omega-3 supplements for […]

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Molecular response to traumatic injury characterized for first time

The first-ever, in-depth characterization of the body’s response to traumatic injury was published today in Cell Reports Medicine by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine physician-scientists. The results of their multiomics analysis—which spanned thousands of circulating molecules—offers an opportunity to refine personalized approaches to trauma management in the most severely injured patients. “We are finally […]

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