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AI used to detect breast cancer risk

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York charity's action call for antibiotic discovery fund to be supported

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Vatican Court Convicts Ex-Children's Hospital President for Diverting Donations to Renovate Cardinal's Flat

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Noodtoestand Californië door hepatitis A

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Milan hopes to gain from Barcelona's pain in race for EU drugs agency

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Junior doctor Rebecca Ovenden suicide 'not work related'

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  • AI used to detect breast cancer risk
    AI used to detect breast cancer risk

    , bbc.co.uk

    US scientists are using artificial intelligence to predict whether breast lesions identified from a biopsy will turn out to cancerous. The machine learning system has been tested on 335 high-risk lesions, and correctly diagnosed 97% as malignant. It reduced the number of unnecessary surgeries by more than 30%, the scientists said. One breast cancer specialist said that the research was "useful"
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Diseases & Conditions

  • Over 250,000 will fall ill due to flu season, minister warns
    Over 250,000 will fall ill due to flu season, minister warns

    , maltatoday.com.mt

    Over 70,000 people were vaccinated in 2016 Get ready for the flu jab, the doctor must see you now. Over half the Maltese population, or at least 250,000, will fall ill as influenza season picks up next January, health minister Chris Fearne has warned. Fearne’s stark warning was made in an intervention during parliamentary questions on Budget day, as he prepares to launch the government’s vaccination campaign tomorrow
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Cancer

  • Breast cancer warning from man stunned by 'impossible' diagnosis
    Breast cancer warning from man stunned by 'impossible' diagnosis

    , bbc.co.uk

    When you think of breast cancer, you think of a form of cancer that affects only women. It doesn't. While breast cancer in men is rare it's still an issue for the 10 men on average who are diagnosed with it every year in Northern Ireland. Ian Cranston, 70, was diagnosed with breast cancer in May. Two weeks later he had a mastectomy
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Drugs & Medications

  • GP surgeries will perform blood tests to see if patients really need antibiotics
    GP surgeries will perform blood tests to see if patients really need antibiotics

    , manchestereveningnews.co.uk

    Blood tests to determine if patients really need antibiotics are being introduced at doctors’ surgeries within a health trust in a first for Greater Manchester. The announcement follows a stark warning by England’s chief medical officer of a ‘post-antibiotic apocalypse’ due to antibiotic resistance. Professor Dame Sally Davies said she feared the ‘end of modern medicine’ should antibiotics lose their effectiveness and urged global leaders to address the ‘growing threat’
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Patients

  • Critically ill patients are dying because they are forced to stay in A&E - senior doctor
    Critically ill patients are dying because they are forced to stay in A&E - senior doctor

    , independent.ie

    They are relying on life support machines in emergency departments for hours, said Dr Tom Ryan, President of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association. Dr Ryan, an anaesthetist in St James Hospital in Dublin, said there are not enough intensive care beds, leaving patients with inadequate care. Public hospitals also need more robotic surgeons to reduce waiting lists and shorten patients hospital stay, he told the organisations annual conference in Limerick
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Hospital

  • Three men suffer burns in corrosive liquid attack in Cumbernauld
    Three men suffer burns in corrosive liquid attack in Cumbernauld

    , bbc.co.uk

    Three men have suffered "life-changing" burns after being sprayed by a corrosive liquid on a North Lanarkshire street. Police said the attack took place at about 22:15 on Saturday in Oak Road, Cumbernauld. All three men - aged 21, 23 and 25 - were taken to hospital for treatment. The 21-year-old, who suffered facial injuries, remains in hospital in a stable condition
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Medical Institutions

  • Three men suffer burns in corrosive liquid attack in Cumbernauld
    Three men suffer burns in corrosive liquid attack in Cumbernauld

    , bbc.co.uk

    Three men have suffered "life-changing" burns after being sprayed by a corrosive liquid on a North Lanarkshire street. Police said the attack took place at about 22:15 on Saturday in Oak Road, Cumbernauld. All three men - aged 21, 23 and 25 - were taken to hospital for treatment. The 21-year-old, who suffered facial injuries, remains in hospital in a stable condition
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