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Drink hot beverages? A new study says they can increase your risk of oesophageal cancer

Adding cold milk to tea and coffee and waiting for hot drinks to cool could protect against oesophageal cancer, a study suggests. Research has found that regularly swallowing hot drinks nearly doubles the risk of developing diseases of the gullet and researchers have advised people to allow beverages to cool. In 2016, the World Health… Read More »

Apple’s Largest-Ever Health Study Could Be a Game-Changer

With great power, comes great responsibility. It’s a riff on Spiderman’s mission that applies both to Apple’s swing into healthcare with the Apple Watch 4 that has a feature to notify you of irregular heartbeats, and the power of the watch itself. Irregular heartbeats are potentially dangerous because they could lead to strokes, blood clots,… Read More »

Study finds radiologists easily transition to 3D mammography

Radiologists can quickly transition to using three-dimensional mammograms from traditional two-dimensional images, yielding benefits in interpreting studies and in patient care. A study indicates that radiologists who interpret traditional mammograms require little preparation or training in order to make the transition to reading digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT, which uses 3D mammography) with improved screening accuracy.… Read More »