New AI-enabled, optical fiber sensor device could help monitor brain injury

A new AI-enabled, optical fiber sensor device developed at Imperial College London can measure key biomarkers of traumatic brain injury simultaneously The “promising” results from tests on animal brain tissues suggest it could help clinicians to better monitor both disease progression and patients’ response to treatment than is currently possible, which indicate the high potential […]

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The prevalence of hypertension in low- and middle-income countries increases more sharply in rural areas

A meta-analysis comparing differences in the prevalence of hypertension between urban and rural areas in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) concludes that the prevalence of hypertension increased between 1990 and 2020 in both urban and rural areas, but with a more pronounced trend in rural areas. The study was led by the Barcelona Institute for […]

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