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Migrants are not a threat to health systems, report finds

Most migrants have a mortality advantage, or greater life expectancy, than people in their host countries, according to the new research. This was true for the majority of diseases. However, separating migrants from their families can be bad for children’s health, as can keeping them in detention or continuously threatening them with deportation, the research… Read More »

Women nearly as ‘distressed’ as men over compulsive sexual urges and behaviour, study finds

A significant proportion of the population is grappling with a new and controversial disorder: compulsive sexual behaviour, a new study has found. And it’s not just men, as a surprising number of women say they have trouble controlling their sexual urges. Of 2,325 U.S. adults surveyed, 10 per cent of men and seven per cent… Read More »

Mount Sinai finds deep learning algorithms inconsistent when applied to outside imaging data sets

Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine found that the same deep learning algorithms diagnosing pneumonia in their own chest x-rays did not work as well when applied to images from the National Institutes of Health and the Indiana University Network for Patient Care. ON THE RECORD Researchers wrote in the journal PLOS: “Early… Read More »