Selfies distort faces like a "funhouse mirror," study finds

Plastic surgeon warns that when you take a selfie, you're essentially "looking into a portable funhouse mirror" that distorts your features
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Discussion" sections of this study and the following article published in Lung Cancer: "CYP2E1 Rsa I/Pst I polymorphism is associated with lung cancer risk among Asians" by Ping Zhan, Jing Wang, Yu Zhang, Li-Xin Qiu, Su-feng Zhao, Qian Qian, Shu-Zhen Wei, Li-Ke Yu and Yong Song, Volume 69, 2010, pages 19-25. REFERENCE Shen Z-T, Wu X-H, Li B, Shen J-S, Wang Z, Li J, Zhu X-X. CYP2E1 Rsa Ι/Pst Ι polymorphism and lung cancer susceptibility: a meta-analysis involving 10,947 subjects. J Cell Mol Med. 2015;19:2136-2142. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcmm.12579. PMID: 29924497 [PubMed - in process]
Source: J Cell Mol Med - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: J Cell Mol Med Source Type: research
Authors: Scholz M, Schleicher P, Kandziora F, Badke A, Dreimann M, Gebhard H, Gercek E, Gonschorek O, Hartensuer R, Jarvers JG, Katscher S, Kobbe P, Koepp H, Korge A, Matschke S, Mörk S, Müller CW, Osterhoff G, Pécsi F, Pishnamaz M, Reinhold M, Schmeiser G, Schnake KJ, Schneider K, Spiegl UJA, Ullrich B Abstract In a consensus process with four sessions in 2017, the working group "upper cervical spine" of the German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (DGOU) formulated "Therapeutic Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Cervical Fractures", taking their...
Source: Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Z Orthop Unfall Source Type: research
DISCUSSION: Little is published about the internships for students, including the medical clerkship "Famulatur". However, this information seems to be important, as the students can freely choose the subject in which the Famulatur can be completed. Thus, in this early phase of training, it is possible to recruit young academics for the department by optimising existing structures and improving the range of courses. PMID: 29925097 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Z Orthop Unfall Source Type: research
The government proposals aim to halve childhood obesity by 2030 in England.
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AbstractInformation technology can be an important facilitator of social inclusion for people with disabilities into society. However, the goals specified in this area by organizations such as the European Commission have not yet been achieved in their totality. The aim of this paper is to explore which types of information communication technology-based applications and/or digital services have been suggested to facilitate the social integration of people who suffer from different types of disabilities. We performed a literature review that included studies published during a period of 6  years (2010–2016). The...
Source: Health and Technology - Category: Information Technology Source Type: research
Here are the results of the poll.On Balance, Do You Believe AI Technology Will Improve Healthcare Capabilities, Safety And Quality Over The Next Few Years?Yes 12% (16) Yes - But It Will Take Many Years 85% (117) No 3% (4) I Have No Idea 1% (1) Total votes: 138 As clear cut as it goes – Pretty much every-one says AI is important but overwhelmingly think the impact will take time to emerge! I have to say I am not so sure….. Any insights welcome as a comm ent, as usual. A really, great turnout of votes! It must have been a very easy question as just 1/138 readers were not sure what the appropriate answer...
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Emma, 35, is a life coach and lives in Aldershot, Hampshire. She says: “It’s only now, as I piece together memories of my mum, that I realise she was suffering from something bigger than we could ever have imagined a lot earlier than we suspected.
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When we think of bullying, we’re usually worrying about our school-age kids or remembering bad experiences from high school. We learn quickly in the health care field that bullies don’t change once they enter the clinical world. Health care, with its incredible differential in knowledge, authority and pay creates large power differentials and easily generates subordinate/superior relationship dynamics. Bullying occurs within professions between trainees and trainers and faculty, and across clinical areas when there are knowledge differences such as between specialists and primary care. Mistreatment also frequen...
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Conclusions/Importance: Although HCV testing and positive status rates are high among PWID in our study, few have received HCV treatment. Innovative initiatives to increase access to HCV treatment for PWID are urgently needed. PMID: 29932800 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Substance Use and Misuse - Category: Addiction Tags: Subst Use Misuse Source Type: research
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