Could fitness trackers predict COVID-19?

Early research suggests that fitness trackers can predict COVID-19 by tracking changes in a person’s activity. One of the keys to preventing the spread of SARS-CoV-2 – the virus responsible for the COVID-19 illness – is quick identification, tracing and isolation of cases before it can be spread further to others. This has been particularly […]

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Can Your Blood Type Actually Predict Your Coronavirus Risk?

It’s looking increasingly likely that having blood type O might give you some protective effects against COVID-19, while blood type A may be linked to more severe illness from the virus. A new European study involving 1,980 patients with COVID-19 revealed people with blood group A had a higher risk of catching coronavirus and developing […]

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Early MS scans ‘can predict long-term prognosis’

Scans carried out when someone is first diagnosed with multiple sclerosis can predict their long-term prognosis, research has shown. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are already a key part of the diagnosis and management of MS. But a 15-year study of people with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS), who can go on to develop MS, suggests […]


FaceApp Is Cool and All, But Can It Really Predict How You’ll Age?

Can FaceApp Really Predict How You’ll Age? – Health Top Navigation Close Explore Health Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image FaceApp Is Cool and All, But Can It Really Predict How You’ll Age? this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Let’s block ads! […]

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Dementia risk: Five-minute scan 'can predict cognitive decline'

A five-minute scan could be used to spot people at risk of dementia before symptoms appear, researchers claim. Scientists used ultrasound scanners to look at blood vessels in the necks of more than 3,000 people and monitored them over the next 15 years. They found those with the most intense pulses went on to experience […]


10 Surprising Conditions Your Hands Might Predict

Conditions The Physicians of The DoctorsOct 02 From finger length to grip strength, our hands can indicate risk factors for a number of surprising conditions. Finger length reveals: Arthritis risk Women with ring fingers that are longer than their index fingers, typically a male trait, are twice as likely to have osteoarthritis in the […]

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Artificial intelligence used to predict cancer growth

Scientists have used artificial intelligence to predict how cancers will progress and evolve. This could help doctors design the most effective treatment for each patient. A team led by the Institute of Cancer Research London (ICR) and the University of Edinburgh developed a new technique known as Revolver (Repeated Evolution of Cancer). This picks out […]