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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Ban e-cigarette flavourings and misleading adverts to protect youth, says international respiratory group

In a statement published in the European Respiratory Journal, a coalition of respiratory doctors and scientists from six continents have warned of the dangers posed to children and adolescents by electronic cigarettes. They say there is mounting evidence that e-cigarettes … Continue reading

Published Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 12:01 am
Posted in Respiratory

Man against machine: artificial intelligence is better than dermatologists at diagnosing skin cancer

Researchers have shown for the first time that a form of artificial intelligence or machine learning known as a deep learning convolutional neural network (CNN) is better than experienced dermatologists at detecting skin cancer. In a study published in the … Continue reading

Published Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cancer

Women who eat fast food and little or no fruit take longer to become pregnant

Women who eat less fruit and more fast food take longer to get pregnant and are less likely to conceive within a year, according to a study published in Human Reproduction [1], one of the world’s leading reproductive medicine journals. … Continue reading

Published Friday, May 4th, 2018 at 12:05 am
Posted in Fertility