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Cancer-screening software wins wireless competition

A software program for screening for cervical cancer, particularly in developing countries with limited resources, earned the top award and $10,000 in the Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize at UW-Madison. The AlgoCerv software ena ...

Apr 19, 2013
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Tattoo ink found to be source of M. chelonae outbreak

(HealthDay)—Premixed tattoo ink has been found to be the source of an outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae in 19 patients in Rochester, N.Y., according to a study published online Aug. 22 in the New England Journal of Medici ...

Aug 23, 2012
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Tattoos, piercings, and drinking linked

Tattoos and body piercings have become so popular in western societies that many consider them fashion trends. While people acquire tattoos and piercings for different reasons, prior research has shown that individuals who ...

Apr 16, 2012
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Medical tattoos offer important health information

(AP) -- Tattoos have long served as fashion statements, but a small number of Americans are now relying on them for a more practical, potentially lifesaving purpose: to warn first responders about important ...

Feb 27, 2012
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