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“No Need For Pap test every year”: Says American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society released new screening recommendations (14 March,2012) for the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer. Screenings are tests for women who have no symptoms of cervical cancer. Among the changes: the American Cancer Society no longer recommends that women get a Pap test every year.   Screening (March 21, 2013) Recommendations for Cervical Cancer… Read More »

What you need to know: The mysterious coronavirus which led to worries of another SARS-like outbreak

The mysterious coronavirus has left two dead and at least 44 people across Thailand, Japan and China sick with pneumonia-like symptoms, causing some worries about another SARS-like outbreak. Airports in the region are ramping up their screening, using thermal scanners to detect clues of infection in travellers, in particular those travelling from China, where the… Read More »

Biohacking connected devices: What IT leaders need to know about the ‘Internet of Humans’

Digital transformation has thrived in the healthcare industry, as technological advancements enable providers to better serve patients every day. However, as connected medical devices continue to proliferate, so do the cybersecurity risks surrounding them. In fact, just this past month, vendor GE revealed that flaws in security in its hospital anesthesia and respiratory machines could… Read More »

Living Transplant Donors Need Long-Term Monitoring, Too

By Scott Maier While organ transplant recipients receive continual care as the end-stage treatment to their condition, attention also should be given to living donors, who can suffer from hypertension, diabetes and other disorders after donation, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco. As reported online April 12, 2019, in JAMA Network Open, by… Read More »