It sounded like an answer to prayers for millions with diabetes struggling to pay soaring prices for insulin. At a congressional hearing last month, Sen. Mike Enzi said an adviser had found “a foundation to import insulin for a number of people at lower cost.” The Wyoming Republican told the mother of a young man […]Continue Reading ...
Bottom Line: An artificial intelligence (AI) approach based on deep learning convolutional neural network (CNN) could identify nuanced mammographic imaging features specific for recalled but benign (false-positive) mammograms and distinguish such mammograms from those identified as malignant or negative. Journal in Which the Study was Published: Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association […]Continue Reading ...
August 16, 2018 A woman goes to the doctor for a mammogram. The result comes back positive. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have cancer, false positives are common, her doctor might say. Maybe the patient is also given a pamphlet with some statistics about mortality and survival rates. But the test did come back “positive,” […]Continue Reading ...
April 23, 2018 An analysis of electronic medical records indicates that patients who previously had a false-positive breast or prostate cancer screening test are more likely to obtain future recommended cancer screenings. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings suggest that false-positives may be reminders to screen […]Continue Reading ...
Other people have a tendency to unconsciously imitate others’ prudent, impatient or lazy attitudes, in keeping with a learn about printed in PLOS Computational Biology. “Prudence”, “impatience” or “laziness” are normally regarded as entrenched character characteristics that information how folks weigh the price of chance, extend and energy (respectively). On the other hand, new analysis […]Continue Reading ...
Imagine you’ve just had a baby, and a doctor delivers alarming news: Screening tests show the baby may have a serious genetic disease called methylmalonic acidemia. To avoid risking brain damage, your baby needs a special, low-protein diet right away. Follow-up testing can confirm the diagnosis. Between 2005 and 2015, hundreds of California families had […]Continue Reading ...
May 16, 2018 A team of researchers including investigators from Mayo Clinic has identified a technology to address the problem of false positives in CT-based lung cancer screening. The team’s findings are published in the current issue of PLOS One. “As physicians, one of the most challenging problems in screening patients for lung cancer is […]Continue Reading ...
March 22, 2018 Older adults often complain about forgetting, but Penn State psychologists suggest that another problem may be misremembering. In a study, the researchers found that as people age, they may be more likely to rely on a type of memory — called schematic memory — that helps them remember the gist of an […]Continue Reading ...
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