Patient-ordered testing may increase colorectal cancer screening adherence

The ability to self-order screening kits through electronic reminders may act as a commitment device that increases colorectal cancer (CRC) screening uptake, according to a study published online Jan. 20 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Erin E. Hahn, Ph.D., M.P.H., from Kaiser Permanente Southern California in Pasadena, and colleagues compared the effectiveness of […]

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Call of Duty: Warzone players are sacrificing themselves to take down stim glitchers

Guess what’s back, back again: that’s right, it’s Call of Duty: Warzone’s infamous stim glitch, which shows no sign of disappearing quietly. After first appearing in October, the stim glitch has returned several times – and according to player reports from the past few days, it’s back yet again. Although Raven has acknowledged the return […]

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Biosensors to detect P. jirovecii, responsible for Pneumocystis pneumonia

The group ‘Clinical Epidemiology and Vascular Risk’ at the Institute of Biomedicine of Seville—IBiS/University Hospitals Virgen del Rocío and Macarena/CSIC/University of Seville, also a member of CIBERESP, participated in a project with researchers from CIBER-BBN, in which they developed systems to detect Pneumocystis jirovecii, an atypical fungus responsible for very severe pneumonia in immunosuppressed patients. […]

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After denting Patriots’ Lombardi Trophy, Rob Gronkowski has yet to see this one

As soon as Sunday’s game ended, the Patriots’ official twitter account congratulated “the greatest of all time.” That, of course, was meant for Tom Brady. The Patriots followed that with a warning: “And Gronk, be careful with that trophy…” Rob Gronkowski dented the Patriots’ most recent Lombardi Trophy by using it as a baseball bat […]

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