Posts Tagged ‘Screening’

POCUS Gathers Momentum

Posted on: July 13th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

In the past week two companies – Hologic from the USA and Healcerion from South Korea – have announced FDA […]

Making a Pact

Posted on: June 29th, 2018 by admin 4 Comments

Researchers from the California Institute of Technology and Washington University in St Louis have just published a paper in Nature Communications in […]

An Electronic Idiot Savant?

Posted on: June 15th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

The title of today’s blog is taken from a recent opinion piece in The Economist that considers whether artificial intelligence (AI) will […]

End the Confusion

Posted on: May 25th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

There is no doubting the power of social media to influence the way people think about a particular topic. And, […]

Night Shifts Can Be Risky

Posted on: May 18th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

The International Commission on Occupational Health held its triennial congress in Dublin, Ireland two weeks ago, where the opening keynote speaker was […]

A Computer Algorithm Failure

Posted on: May 11th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

On Wednesday 2 May 2018 the Health Secretary for the UK government, Mr Jeremy Hunt (seen right, © The Independent), stood up […]

Dreaming of a Better Diagnosis

Posted on: April 27th, 2018 by admin

Twelve years ago researchers at IBM established the DREAM (Dialogue for Reverse Engineering Assessment and Methods) Challenges, an open science, crowdsourcing effort […]

A Review of Breast Imaging

Posted on: March 23rd, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Breast Screening Programme in the UK and, to mark the occasion, the Royal […]

Pressure on the Breast

Posted on: March 9th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

When a mammogram is acquired, the breast is immobilized to prevent movement using a compression paddle, ensuring good quality images […]

The Business of Breast Screening

Posted on: February 16th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

There are countries in the world – such as the Netherlands and the United Kingdom – where the government provides […]