AI in 2023: A year of breakthroughs that left no human thing unchanged

Qi Yang/Getty Images 2023 has unfolded as a testament to the extraordinary advancements in artificial intelligence (AI). In a year awash with groundbreaking technological leaps and profound ethical debates, we have witnessed AI’s unprecedented influence in unexpected areas — including some indelible marks on entertainment. From the debut of cutting-edge large language models (LLMs) to […]

Maternal inflammation risk factors linked to dysregulation in children

According to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health’s Environmental Effects on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) program, maternal inflammatory risk factors may be associated with dysregulation in children. “Dysregulation” in this context refers to children’s attention, anxiety and depression, and aggression measurably different from what is normally expected at their age. Although inflammation […]

Skipping radiotherapy safe for younger postmenopausal patients with early-stage breast cancer

Almost all postmenopausal patients aged 50-69 years with stage I hormone receptor (HR)-positive breast cancer and low scores on a simple genetic test who opted out of adjuvant radiotherapy remained disease-free five years after surgery, according to IDEA Clinical results. Trial presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held December 5-9, 2023. The results […]