Oncology & Cancer

Simple MRI measurement could avoid 30% of breast cancer biopsies

Breast cancer is the most common fatal cancer in women. Early detection increases a woman's chances of recovery. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an accurate technique for detecting and classifying tumors in breast tissue. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tunisia launches virus-tracking app

Tunisia on Tuesday launched a contact-tracing mobile phone app that identifies and alerts users who may have had contact with others infected with the new coronavirus.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Have we become too paranoid about mass shootings?

Many Americans worry about when—not if—another mass shooting will occur, and a Gallup poll from September found that nearly half of Americans fear being a victim of one of these attacks.

Oncology & Cancer

Companies report progress on blood tests to detect cancer

A California company says its experimental blood test was able to detect many types of cancer at an early stage and gave very few false alarms in a study that included people with and without the disease.