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STAT+: Once billed as a revolution in medicine, IBM's Watson Health is sold off in parts

3 hours ago   |   STAT

IBM said Friday it will sell its Watson Health division to a San Francisco-based private equity firm, marking the staggering collapse of its ambitious artificial intelligence...
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Covid warning: New 'stealth' Omicron 'under investigation' after 53 cases found in UK

Covid warning: New 'stealth' Omicron 'under investigation' after 53 cases found in UK

7 hours ago   |   Daily Express

A WARNING has been issued by the UK Health Security Agency over an Omicron sub-variant after at least 53 cases were found.
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For doctors drowning in emails, one health system's new strategy: pay for replies

9 hours ago   |   STAT

It's not uncommon for primary care doctor Maria Byron to spend hours every single week sifting through emails from patients seeking her medical advice. These messages might...
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Opinion: It's staff, not stuff: Applying crisis standards of care to allocating health care workers

9 hours ago   |   STAT

As the Omicron variant of Covid-19 rages across the country, health care workers who are already physically, mentally, and morally exhausted are facing a hidden crisis: having...
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Opinion: What genetic counselors can teach the CDC about communicating uncertainty

9 hours ago   |   STAT

Uncertainty has become an uncomfortable part of our daily lives - perhaps more than most of us, including policymakers, would like to believe. Yet public health communications...
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How to live longer: The drink to stave off ‘various' cancers and extend your lifespan

How to live longer: The drink to stave off ‘various' cancers and extend your lifespan

21 hours ago   |   Daily Express

AGEING science has made significant gains to help increase life expectancy, but the focus is now shifting towards preserving good health into old age. The key is staying...
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WHO warns millions dying of antibiotic-resistant infections: 'Major global health threat'

WHO warns millions dying of antibiotic-resistant infections: 'Major global health threat'

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

THE World Health Organisation has sent a stark warning as antibiotic-resistant infections have sparked fears of a "major global health threat".
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The Guardian view on dropping Covid restrictions: follow the scandal | Editorial

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The scrapping of plan B is driven by the prime minister's political panic, not scientific guidance No one is under the illusion that the ending of Covid restrictions in England...
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Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

1 day ago   |   Harvard

N. K. Choudhry, I. M. Kronish, W. Vongpatanasin, K. C. Ferdinand, V. N. Pavlik, B. M. Egan, A. Schoenthaler, N. Houston Miller, and D. J. Hyman. 2022. “ Medication Adherence...
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STAT+: Pharmalittle: 27 companies will make generic Merck Covid pills; drug-resistant infections are deadlier than HIV or malaria

1 day ago   |   STAT

Good morning, everyone, and how are you today? A spot of snow is dusting the Pharmalot campus, but we are looking past the gray skies and pandemic gloom. After all, the glass...
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NSF awards $29 million in scholarships for cybersecurity training - CNET

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Great Brexit news! UK gets £2.5bn boost after EU breakaway

Great Brexit news! UK gets £2.5bn boost after EU breakaway

BORIS JOHNSON has backed plans for a £2.5billion Gigafactory that will produce batteries for electric vehicles , which a former Tory MEP claimed has been boosted by Britain's... Read more ...

Self, Aid, and Company: Ernest Dichter's Study of Hearing Aids

American Association for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting, Saratoga Springs, New York, April 21-24, 2022. Location: Saratoga Springs, New York Presentation Date: Friday... Read more ...

A 'Delightful Necessity': Ernest Dichter and the 'Emotional Values' of Fur...

Society for U.S. Intellectual History Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, in session: "The Archive of Private Feelings" organized by Christopher M. Rudeen and Elizabeth... Read more ...

Is it time for Western Australia to open up and let covid-19 in?

Western Australia, which has remained largely covid-free, has cancelled its border reopening due to omicron fears, but there may be little to gain by holding out longer Read more ...

Infrared goggles and vibrating armband help people who are blind ‘see'

An array of vibrating pads can convey a low-resolution image of a location to help people who are blind navigate Read more ...

4X game Humankind gets an official mod that adds Endless Universe crossover

4X game Humankind gets an official mod that adds Endless Universe crossover

Before taking on Civilization on its home turf with its historical 4X game Humankind, French developer Amplitude burnished its credentials in the strategy space with its series... Read more ...

STAT+: Once billed as a revolution in medicine, IBM's Watson Health is sold...

IBM said Friday it will sell its Watson Health division to a San Francisco-based private equity firm, marking the staggering collapse of its ambitious artificial intelligence... Read more ...

Carbon electrode leads to 500Wh/kg lithium-air battery

The Japanese National Institute for Materials Science and SoftBank have developed a 500Wh/kg lithium-air battery. “Despite their very high theoretical energy densities, only a... Read more ...

Abstract 1146: Targeted degradation of the enhancer lysine...

7/2021. “ Abstract 1146: Targeted degradation of the enhancer lysine acetyltransferases CBP and p300 .” In AACR Annual Meeting 7/2021. Publisher's Version Read more ...