Ninety-nine percent of cervical cancers are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). More than 200 HPVs, some of which are associated with varying degrees of cancer risk, complicate diagnosis and treatment.
UCLA researchers have developed an artificial intelligence system that could help pathologists read biopsies more accurately and to better detect and diagnose breast cancer.
The new system, described in a study published today in JAMA Network Open, helps interpret medical images used to diagnose breast cancer that can be difficult for the human eye to classify, and it does so nearly as accurately or better as experienced pathologists.
Groundbreaking research presented at the 71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo has revealed how transgender hormone therapy affects the results of common laboratory tests in the long term.
One out of four sepsis patients who survive their hospital stay have elevated levels of inflammation a year after discharge, and they are at higher risk for major health problems and death, according to a study led by physician-scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPMC) and the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System.
Officials at Peterborough Regional Health Centre say a new device designed and built in Peterborough is poised to improve patient care at PRHC and around the world.
A partnership between PRHC and Lab Improvements led to the development of a robotic slide archiving system called SlideTrack.
People that need transplants are often fighting to stay alive as they wait for a donor organ that will be compatible with them. The battle doesn't end with a successful transplant procedure, however. Transplant recipients have to take drugs that suppress their immune system, so their bodies don't mistakenly attack the new organ like it's a foreign invader.
The same Winnipeg lab that sent Ebola and Henipah viruses to Beijing recently removed a number of researchers for an “administrative issue.”
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