Researchers develop prostate cancer prediction tool that has unmatched accuracy

New York, NY (February 7, 2019) — A team of researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) have developed a novel machine-learning framework that distinguishes between low- and high-risk prostate cancer with more precision than ever before. The framework, described…

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Medical News Today: The best healthful fast-food options

Fast-food outlets are abundant and, while fast food has a reputation for being unhealthful, a growing number of the big chains are adding more nutritious options to their menus. Outlets that allow greater customization of orders tend to have lower calorie or more nutritious choices. However, there are healthful options on the menu of most…

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What Is Late-Term Abortion? Trump Got It Wrong

President Trump on Tuesday evening asked Congress to ban a type of abortion often referred to as “late-term abortion.” He said he wanted to protect “children who can feel pain in the mother’s womb.” He scorned New York’s recently passed Reproductive Health Act, saying that lawmakers had “cheered with delight upon the passage of legislation…

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Browsing: 9 Reasons to Not Hate February

Checking your weather app these days is about as fun as checking your credit score. But while you can’t do anything about the forecast, you can do something about how you face it. Consider the just released Polo 11 puffer jacket, for example, which actually creates warmth, thanks to a USB-chargeable internal heating element. It’s…

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China Investigates Reports of H.I.V.-Tainted Blood Plasma Treatment

BEIJING — Officials in Shanghai are investigating reports that a Chinese pharmaceutical company may have sold more than 12,000 units of a blood plasma product contaminated with H.I.V., potentially the latest in a series of scandals that have threatened to undermine public trust in China’s medical institutions and health care system. In a statement on…

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