January 3, 2020
THURSDAY, Jan. 2, 2020 (BBC)—Artificial intelligence is more accurate than doctors in diagnosing breast cancer from mammograms, a study in the journal Nature suggests.
An international team, including researchers from Google Health and Imperial College London, designed and trained a computer model on X-ray images from nearly 29,000 women.
The algorithm outperformed six radiologists in reading mammograms.
FDA approves drug for treating pancreatic cancer
Dec. 30, CBS News
Half the Amount of Chemo Can Prevent Testicular Cancer Returning
Jan. 2, Technology Networks
Trump administration’s compromise vape ban provokes public health outcry
Jan. 1, The Washington Post
TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2019 (The Washington Post)—In the 1970s and ’80s, mass media fundraising revolved around the telethon. Millions tuned in to watch Jerry Lewis and others emcee the events, as celebrities performed on camera and answered phone calls, all to raise money for a charitable cause. Since then, the event has evolved, and telethons have taken on a modern, digital-first form thanks to video games.