Mammography AI Can Cost Patients Extra. Is It Worth It?

Some radiology clinics in the U.S. are offering AI analysis of mammograms for an extra $40, which isn’t covered by insurance. The analysis uses AI to detect abnormalities that human radiologists might miss and has the potential to improve the detection of suspicious breast masses and lead to earlier diagnoses of breast cancer. While studies…

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SGLT-2i and GLP-1RA Combination Therapy Reduces Adverse Cardiovascular Events

Combining sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitor (SGLT-2i) and glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1RA) therapy is associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes and a recent acute myocardial infarction. The study found that the combination therapy had a reduced incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events compared to either therapy alone. The…

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Authinfo. Co to jest i do czego służy?

Authinfo jest unikalnym kodem, który zapewnia bezpieczny dostęp do zarządzania domenami i usługami hostingowymi. Jest niezbędny do przenoszenia domen między rejestratorami, zmiany dostawcy, odnowienia domen, zmiany informacji kontaktowych, DNS oraz parametrów serwera. Aby uzyskać Authinfo, należy skontaktować się z obecnym dostawcą usług hostingowych lub rejestratorem domen. Przechowywanie Authinfo w bezpiecznym miejscu jest kluczowe dla ochrony…

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Managing myopia progression results in long-term savings

Serge Resnikoff, MD, PhD, chair of the International Myopia Institute, discussed the cost of early management of myopia progression at the FLORetina meeting. He dispelled misconceptions about the high cost, stating that a recent study showed the lifetime cost of myopia management is equivalent to traditional myopia correction with single vision glasses. While special glasses,…

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Health system failing public by not investing more in research, forum hears

The Irish Health Research Forum highlighted how Ireland lags behind Europe in research spending, hindering the healthcare system. Despite talented researchers, lack of support stifles quality initiatives and limits healthcare staff involvement. Embedding research in health services benefits patients, attracts investment, fulfills staff, and brings economic gains. Calls for increased government investment in research infrastructure…

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NMC should make it easier for medical students to report ghost faculty, zero attendance: Parliamentary Panel

The Parliamentary Panel has recommended that the National Medical Commission (NMC) make it easier for medical students to report ghost faculty and zero attendance. This move is aimed at improving accountability and transparency in medical education. The panel has highlighted the need for stricter regulations to prevent such issues from occurring. The NMC has been…

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The United States must get value-based drug pricing right

The changing landscape of drug pricing policy in the U.S. has implications for the global pace and direction of innovation. Drug policy changes are being influenced by perceptions of the value of novel medicines relative to their budgetary impacts, with some believing that many medicines may not be worth their cost, creating an important role…

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