Science & Technology
Mercy Offers Innovative Cancer Blood Test for early Detection of More Than 50 Types of Cancer
Mercy is early among health systems to offer an innovative blood test that may detect cancers difficult to diagnose.
Diabetes Risk Increases With COVID-19 Infection, Developing Up To One Year Post-COVID
People who had COVID-19 infections were about 40% more likely to develop diabetes up to a year later, compared to people who were not infected.
Study Shows Long COVID Poses Risk for Vaccinated People and Shows Need For Improved Vaccines
St. Louis researcher discovered that Long COVID is still a problem for the vaccinated, pointing to the need for new tools against the virus.
St. Louis Researcher Found COVID-19 Increases Risk of Heart Conditions Up To One Year Later
New study finds those infected with COVID-19 were 55% more likely than those without COVID-19 to suffer a major adverse cardiovascular event.
St. Louis Researcher Discovers COVID-19 Increases Mental Health Risks Up to a Year After Infection
Study found people who had COVID-19 were 60% more likely to suffer from mental health problems than those who were not infected within one year after infection.
Research in St. Louis to Provide Disease Resistance Strategies for Cassava and Other Crops Globally
International research team’s discovery reveals a mutation responsible for type of disease resistance, offering hope for the future of cassava and other crops.
Washington University in St. Louis Celebrates Raymond E. Arvidson’s 50 Years of Mars Exploration
“My 50 Years Exploring Mars: From the Viking Landers to the Perseverance Rover,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7th.
Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease Proven Highly Accurate in International Study
Highly accurate blood test assesses whether amyloid plaques have begun accumulating in the brain, identifying Alzheimer’s disease.
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Drones on the Farm
Aker Technology uses drones tethered to their TrueCause sensor to enable crop analytics that help farmers utilize cost-effective, and sustainable treatments
SLU Cannabis Instructor & GM of Missouri’s First Back-Owned Cannabis Dispensary Aims to Educate
Jamila Owens-Todd is changing the way people think about medical cannabis.