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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