Mayo Clinic expert answers questions about breast cancer screening, levels of risk and latest in imaging

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for some patients to keep on track with their regular breast cancer screenings. In the beginning of the pandemic, mammogram screenings dropped significantly. Now health care providers are working to get the word out that it’s not only safe for patients to come in and resume their regular […]

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Google purges popular children apps from Play Store due to data privacy violations

Google has purged the wildly popular Number Coloring, Princess Salon, and Cats & Cosplay apps from the Play Store. The apps were banned following an investigation by the International Digital Accountability Council (IDAC). They were found to have engaged in persistent data collection practices in apps used by children, in contravention of Google statutes.Developers of […]

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Autoantibody order, timing predict genetically at-risk children most likely to get type 1 diabetes

Children with multiple islet autoantibodies—biological markers of autoimmunity—are more likely to progress to symptomatic type 1 diabetes (T1D) than those who remain positive for a single autoantibody. Now, new findings from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study in the U.S. and Europe show that detailed information about the order, timing and […]

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Some websites will redirect from Internet Explorer to Edge as Microsoft continues to kill off its ancient browser

Internet Explorer has been around since 1995, but despite the aging software’s problems, it still boasts of almost 5 percent share of the browser market. Even Microsoft has been advising customers to switch to Edge, and the next few months will see the company introduce new changes to IE as it continues to depreciate the […]

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