Health

Blood test could help to detect lung cancer early

Blood test could help to detect lung cancer early

Professor Nicolas Turner of the London's Institute of Cancer Research said he was "excited" and the research could reduce diagnosis times. Scientists in the USA have found a simple test can pick up early signs of cancers including breast, ovarian, bowel and lung cancer.



Tainted romaine lettuce blamed for four more deaths

The CDC said that some of the affected people had not eaten lettuce, but had contact with others who had fallen ill. In the update Friday on the nation's largest E. "We are actively evaluating a number of theories about how romaine lettuce grown on multiple farms in the same growing region could have become contaminated around the same time", Dr.



"No Tobacco Day" focuses on cardiovascular health

About 80 percent of the world's smokers live in low- and middle-income countries and 226 million of them are considered poor. He also called for "Policies that regulate tobacco, promote smoke-free environments and encourage people to quit smoking will contribute to improving the health and well-being of all people".


ACS: Get earlier start on screening for colon cancer

ACS: Get earlier start on screening for colon cancer

The qualified endorsement of screening at age 45 is reasonable and "will lead to a lot of discussion and investigation", said Douglas Rex, a professor of medicine at Indiana University. The Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) is considering to abolish these fixed age limits for this screening. Recent studies have shown a rise in incidence rates for those under 50 years old, ACS's update is an important step forward.


No Nipah virus case in North East

No Nipah virus case in North East

Residents have been asked to avoid unnecessary travel to areas of India such as Kozhikkode and Malappuram in Kerala where there have been multiple cases of the virus . " Rahul Gandhi is similar to Nipah Virus". He added that the future course of action regarding the patient would be decided once the blood sample report arrives.



AI better at finding skin cancer than doctors

One set of 300 images was built to exclusively test the performance of the CNN . "For the first time we compared a CNN's diagnostic performance with a large global group of 58 dermatologists, including 30 experts", wrote the researchers.