Personal Health

What I'm Looking for When I Invest in a Beauty Brand

If you dream about owning your own successful beauty brand, then there's a good chance you’ve seen the dizzying funding statistics: Global venture capital to women-founded brands dropped to somewhere between 2 and 3 percent of all funding in 2020 according to data from Crunchbase, a slight tumble from an already discouraging 2.8 percent in […]

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AI Crushes Expert Reader at ECG Recognition of Long-QT Syndrome

Perhaps 40% of persons with genetically confirmed long-QT syndrome (LQTS) do not show the telltale electrocardiographic (ECG) feature, a prolonged heart-rate-corrected QT (QTc) interval, when their 12-lead ECGs are read by experienced readers. That indicates plenty of room for improvement in the early identification of LQTS, which can predispose patients to sudden cardiac death (SCD). […]

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Virus-drained nurses hang up uniforms for other jobs

One is a pastry-cook. Another dreams of becoming a bookseller. All have slammed the door on the hospitals where they used to work, exhausted by wave after wave of COVID-19 patients. Nolwenn Le Bonzec, a former nurse who moved from her native Brittany to the Belgian capital Brussels, recounted how she hung up her surgical […]