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Software to automatically outline bones in X-rays

Amidst a national shortage of radiographers in the UK and an increasing requirement for researchers to work with large databases of radiograph images, the software which is being funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences ...

Neuroscience

Did standing up change our brains?

Although lots of animals are smart, humans are even smarter. How and why do we think and act so differently from other species?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More STD screening on horizon for women?

(HealthDay)—A federal task force is poised to advise doctors to regularly screen all sexually active American women and girls up to age 24 for the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia and gonorrhea, which often don't ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

USPSTF: Evidence lacking for cognitive impairment screening

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has found that the evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of cognitive impairment screening for older adults without signs or symptoms ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

No routine mental tests for seniors—at least not yet, panel says

(HealthDay)—Physicians give screening tests to older adults who show signs of mental decline, and some experts have theorized that all seniors might benefit from routine memory testing. But proposed guidelines from a U.S. ...

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