DC Health studying first potential case of monkeypox

Via Peters

D.C.’s health department sent an orthopox sample from a District resident to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for further testing to determine whether it is a case of monkeypox. D.C. Health said Sunday it may have found the first possible monkeypox case in the District. The local […]

AI Shows Potential in Breast Cancer Screening Programs

Via Peters

March 31, 2022 — A major new study in Radiology shows that artificial intelligence (AI) is a promising tool for breast cancer detection in screening mammography programs. Mammograms acquired through population-based breast cancer screening programs produce a significant workload for radiologists. AI has been proposed as an automated second reader for […]

Potential complications of type 2 diabetes

Via Peters

Type 2 diabetes is a common but serious health condition that occurs when blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high as the body is unable to use insulin correctly. Over time, high blood sugar levels can severely damage blood vessels, which can cause serious health complications throughout the […]

Definition, administration, and potential complications

Via Peters

Intravenous (IV) insulin therapy is a method of delivering insulin directly into someone’s bloodstream. Healthcare professionals may use it to treat people with high blood sugar levels. High blood sugar occurs when the body is unable to control blood sugar levels properly using insulin. Insulin is a hormone that allows […]