Medicina

Artificial Intelligence Shows Better Results In Detecting Skin Cancer

To date, most physicians involved in skin cancer screening and treatment use dermoscopy to image or store lesions for documentation and follow up. But even so, the CNN , which was still working only with the images and was given no additional information, still outperformed the humans. A computer was better than human dermatologists at detecting skin cancer in a study that pitted human against a machine in the quest for better, faster diagnostics, researchers said Tuesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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The Latest Superfood Trend Is Cockroach Milk

Ugh. According to a report on website Inverse, it's particularly hard to source the miracle crystals, taking around half a day to process the milk of two or three roaches . One day, cockroach milk might be on the superfoods shopping list. "The milk is made from sustainably farmed insects", the company writes. The bad news is that it's so incredibly revolting that just reading these words might actually make you gag: cockroach milk. Consulte Mais Informação

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Is cockroach milk back as a superfood trend?

Is cockroach milk back as a superfood trend?

The first hints that cockroach milk is worth our attention came in 2016, when an worldwide team of researchers reported the first study of protein crystals sourced from the Pacific beetle cockroach ( Diploptera punctata ). Some companies are trying to get ahead of the trend by selling the bug juice in everything from milk to ice cream. Will cockroach milk become the next most-used superfood? Cockroaches are reportedly hard to milk, a process that involves killing the insect, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Nipah Virus: Kerala man shifted to isolated ward in Goa

The blood samples of the patient were sent for testing to the National Institute of Virology in Pune, Rane said, adding that there was no need to panic. "No advisory has been issued by the state government about the virus", he said. The virus has so far claimed 14 lives in Kerala. The natural host of the virus is believed to be fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family, Pteropus genus. Consulte Mais Informação

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Flash floods, thunderstorms expected going into Memorial Day

Flash floods, thunderstorms expected going into Memorial Day

We'll wake up to lots of clouds on Monday , but we should be rain-free. After sporadic thunderstorms crashed a brilliant and sunny Saturday , more dark clouds are rolling into the Delaware Valley and down the Shore. Friday will also be the hottest day of the week with highs in the low-90s. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Ever so slightly drier air will move in Wednesday night through the weekend bringing rain chances down some but not out of the forecast. Consulte Mais Informação

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Science is basically telling you to lie-in this weekend

Science is basically telling you to lie-in this weekend

Swedish and United States researchers claim that sleeping in on weekends might not be such a bad thing, adding a couple of could of years to our lifespans especially if you don't get enough rest during the other days of the week. Previous studies have found a U?shaped relationship between mortality and (weekday) sleep duration. Researchers at Stockholm University and the Karolinska Institute - which is Sweden's most acclaimed medical university - have published a new study that links ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Want to Have More Sex? Eat More Seafood, Study Says

Want to Have More Sex? Eat More Seafood, Study Says

The study found couples who eat more than two servings of seafood weekly while trying to conceive have a significantly higher frequency of intercourse and get pregnant in the fastest time compared to other couples. These concerns may have led some women to shy away from eating fish when attempting to become pregnant, the researchers added. Women's consumption of seafood , however, is hindered by their fears of mercury contamination. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sleep in this weekend

Sleep in this weekend

The study, which included nearly 44,000 participants, concluded that "short weekend sleep was associated with an increased mortality in subjects less than 65 years old". "People can not learn to live on insufficient sleep and they may not be aware of their reduced cognitive abilities". The same observation was found in a group of individuals who slept less than five hours during the week, but got greater than eight hours of sleep on the weekends. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ebola Vaccine First Used in Congo Outbreak

Ebola Vaccine First Used in Congo Outbreak

Two of the three have been found dead, while a third patient has been found alive. Aid workers said the patients were violently ill when they were hauled off. "With a sense of urgency and partnership we can manage this outbreak", he said. "It's really the detective work of epidemiology that will make or break the response to this outbreak", Mr Salama said. Consulte Mais Informação

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