By Adam Bonislawski

Scientists from Quanterix and the University of Gothenberg have discovered evidence of a relationship between hypoxia and increased expression of the amyloid-beta1-42 peptide.

The work, which was presented this week at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting, reinforces a hypothesis held by Alzheimer's researchers that the disease could be linked to cardiovascular conditions like atherosclerosis or cardiac arrest that cause a reduction in the supply of oxygen to the brain.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.

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