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‘No one fights alone’: Two mothers recount their stories during school’s annual cancer assistance drive

‘No one fights alone’: Two mothers tell their stories at school’s annual cancer aid campaign – The Dispatch

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare – a headache or sore throat that turns into something more sinister: cancer. It’s a reality that the parents of nearly 10,500 children in the United States will face this year, according to the American Cancer Society. It’s also a reality that at least two working parents at Henderson Ward …

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Using AI During Colonoscopy Increases Polyp Detection Rates and Reduces Costs

Using AI During Colonoscopy Increases Polyp Detection Rates and Reduces Costs

A polyp is a small growth of tissue in the colon that can develop into colorectal cancer. Patients with polyps have a higher risk of developing cancer in the future. – Using artificial intelligence (AI) during colonoscopy, endoscopic examination with a camera, may be helpful in detecting precancerous polyps, says Yuichi Mori, physician and associate …

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Transparent AI: Paving the way to better IVF outcomes - MedCity News

Transparent AI: Paving the way to better IVF outcomes – MedCity News

Creating a family is one of life’s most natural progressions, essentially preserving our collective future since the dawn of time. Family structures are shaped in unique configurations, but the desire to care for, nurture, and love one’s child is universal. The extraordinary elements that must perfectly collide to create life are nothing short of miraculous, …

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New machine learning tool discovers mutational signature that links bladder cancer to smoking

New machine learning tool discovers mutational signature that links bladder cancer to smoking

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego have for the first time discovered a pattern of DNA mutations that links bladder cancer to smoking. The discovery was made possible by a powerful new machine learning tool the team developed to find patterns of mutations caused by carcinogens and other DNA-altering processes. The book, published …

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AI-guided tools identify immune cell driver and protective genetic factor in esophageal cancer

AI-guided tools identify immune cell driver and protective genetic factor in esophageal cancer

Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is a type of cancer affecting the mucus-secreting glands of the lower esophagus -; the tube connecting the throat to the stomach. It is the most common form of esophageal cancer and often preceded by Barrett’s metaplasia (BE), a deleterious change in the cells lining the esophagus. Although the cause of EAC …

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An inmate from Livingston Parish has died.  His family say he was denied a necessary medical device

An inmate from Livingston Parish has died. His family say he was denied a necessary medical device

Photos and videos are the things Richard Abshire’s family hold dear. “It shouldn’t have happened; none of that suffering he went through,” said Kaysi Abshire, Richard’s daughter. “My daughter, she was her best friend. She was her best friend,” said Taylor Abshire, who is also Richard’s daughter. Richard Abshire’s daughters look at pictures of him …

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Why Virtual Reality Could Be the New Dawn of Pain and Anxiety Management - MedCity News

Why Virtual Reality Could Be the New Dawn of Pain and Anxiety Management – MedCity News

CDC data shows that more than 20% of Americans suffer from chronic pain, of which 36% suffer from high-impact chronic pain. The discomfort of this pain is arguably exacerbated by the growing prevalence of mental health issues across the country, which is becoming an increasing burden to Americans’ well-being. In fact, the percentage of American …

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