Pap/HPV cotesting better for cervical cancer screening in over 30s

Liquid-based cytology (LBC) and human papillomavirus (HPV) cotesting enhances screening for cervical cancer (CxCa) and precancer among women aged 30 years and older, according to a study published online July 8 in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology. Harvey W. Kaufman, M.D., from Quest Diagnostics in Secaucus, New Jersey, and colleagues examined the results of […]

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Genomic alterations distinct for black men with prostate cancer

African-American (AFR) men with prostate cancer have distinct genomic alterations from European-American (EUR) men, according to a study published online July 10 in Clinical Cancer Research. Yusuke Koga, from the Boston University School of Medicine, and colleagues compared the frequencies of somatic alterations in prostate cancer obtained from four datasets comprising 250 AFR and 611 […]

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Amazon’s Dash Cart will track the items you place in it, let you walk out without checking out at the cashier

After introducing cashier-less grocery shopping with the Amazon Go chain of convenience stores, the retail giant now looks to expand upon the experience with its new Dash Cart; a smart shopping trolley with built-in sensors and cameras that automatically scan items being put inside or removed, display them on an interactive touchscreen and then allows […]

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