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Radiology researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin are using AI to improve the process of prostate cancer analysis.  Peter LaViolette, an associate professor of radiology and biomedical engineering at MCW, says specially trained artificial intelligence software can help determine the risk of cancer recurrence in...

DHS supports CDC recommendation to expand eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendation that certain populations who have increased risk of exposure to or transmission of COVID-19 receive a booster shot...

An upcoming clinical study in Madison will explore if mRNA COVID-19 vaccines could cause allergic reactions in people who are considered “highly allergic.”  The UW School of Medicine and Public Health is recruiting participants aged 12 and older for the study. They are seeking those who’ve...

COVID-19 infections and related deaths continue to rise at nursing homes in Wisconsin, the latest numbers from AARP show.  Over the four weeks ending Sept. 19, the rate of COVID-19 deaths more than doubled from 0.05 to 0.11 per 100 residents, according to the organization’s nursing...