India battered by huge second COVID wave as virus imperils Olmpics

India’s huge coronavirus second wave accelerated Thursday with a record number of infections reported, as a top Japanese politician warned COVID-19 could still derail the already delayed Olympics. While nations like Britain have celebrated the beginning of normality and extended vaccine rollouts, some South Asian countries are grappling with fresh—and more terrifying—virus waves. More than 200,000 cases were logged in […]

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Winter coughs and fevers will put huge strain on COVID-19 testing capacity

Higher numbers of people with coughs and fevers in the coming months will place a significant strain on the UK’s COVID-19 testing system and capacity must be immediately scaled up, finds a new modeling study led by UCL and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. The study, currently published by Wellcome Open, quantified baseline cough or fever cases in the UK […]

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Study illustrates huge potential of human, artificial intelligence collaboration in medicine

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used in medicine to support human expertise. However, the potential of these applications and the risks inherent in the interaction between human and artificial intelligence have not yet been thoroughly researched. The fear is often expressed that in future, as soon as AI is of sufficient quality, human expertise will become dispensable and therefore […]

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Wendy Williams’ Son Is ‘Huge Priority’ in Her Life Amid Divorce

Getting better for her boy. Wendy Williams is focused on her 18-year-old son, Kevin Jr., after the talk show host filed for divorce on April 10. After splitting from her husband of nearly 22 years, Kevin Hunter, the Wendy Williams Show host, 54, announced that she was a few days away from “moving out of the sober house” she had […]

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74-Year-Old Man Develops Huge White Bump on His Eyeball Following Surgery

After a mass grew on his right eyeball for six months, a 74-year-old man was diagnosed with a corneal keloid, according to a new report in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology. The man had previously had cataract surgery, and he ended up in an ocular oncology clinic after the mass grew to 10 by 10 millimeters. In the report, the mass […]

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