But a new screening test called Galleri, developed by the healthcare company GRAIL, could be a game-changer. Instead of looking for cancers one at time, organ by organ, Galleri uses a single blood test to detect more than 50 different types of cancer and help identify their locations, potentially allowing doctors to address the disease while it’s still in its early, more treatable stages. Galleri is intended to be ordered by the patient’s primary care physician, and the blood sample can be drawn during a routine office visit, making it much more convenient than other types of cancer screening. … [Read more...] about A new early-detection blood test marks a leap forward in the war on cancer
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But going that route is even more burdensome than relying on a smaller host. Again, Parler would have to work out all of the areas where its code expects to hook into Amazon Web Services in particular, and it would have to rebuild many of the tools that Amazon had provided as part of its service. On top of all that, Parler would have to pay for the actual servers, wait for them to arrive, and employ enough engineers to actually configure them. … [Read more...] about Here’s why Parler is still struggling to come back online
The inauguration marked a new presidential administration and a couple of other important firsts: Vice President Kamala Harris became the first woman and the first Black and South Asian to hold that office. First Lady Dr. Jill Biden became the first president’s wife to hold a paying job outside the White House. Despite these women’s career achievements, they’ve both been subjected to a common form of workplace gender bias that continues to play out in many organizations. … [Read more...] about We need to stop ‘untitling’ and ‘uncredentialing’ professional women
“Front door to the health industry” Andrew Dudum, the founder and CEO of Hims, describes his company as the “front door to the health industry.” The people who walk through that door may not have a primary care doctor and are looking for treatments for specific issues: erectile dysfunction, hair growth, acne, and anxiety and depression. The products are heavily branded with the dirty pastels that have come to represent the millennial generation. The ideal Hims customers are too busy to go to the doctor, even if they have insurance, and needs a quick fix for what ails them that they can pay for in cash. … [Read more...] about Hims just went public. What does that mean for the future of healthcare?
Managers were more likely to call men “game changers,” “innovative,” and “visionary.”Managers were also more likely to point out how their male employees used their skills to achieve a major business or product outcome. Whereas she’s being told she “had a great year,” he’s being told that his “ability to make technical terms accessible and appealing to the customer brought in three major contracts.” When the researchers tallied how often specific business outcomes like these were mentioned, 60% of them appeared in men’s reviews, while only 40% appeared in women’s. It doesn’t feel as though we’re being more specific with men, yet, inadvertently, we are. … [Read more...] about ‘He’s like Tony Stark and she’s like my mom’: How workplace praise diverges between men and women