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Is Python Really the Fastest-Growing Programming Language? - Slashdot: An anonymous reader quotes Stack Overflow Blog: In

blog post image Is Python Really the Fastest-Growing Programming Language? - Slashdot: An anonymous reader quotes Stack Overflow Blog: In this post, we'll explore the extraordinary growth of the Python programming language in the last five years, as seen by Stack Overflow traffic within high-income countries. The term...

The low-cost device saving newborns in India: Birth asphyxia – lack of oxygen – is the cause of 20% of newborn

blog post image The low-cost device saving newborns in India: Birth asphyxia – lack of oxygen – is the cause of 20% of newborn deaths in India. A simple piece of equipment is helping revive babies and prevent long-term damage

UK needs to act urgently to secure NHS data for British public, report warns: Algorithms based on NHS records could seed

blog post image UK needs to act urgently to secure NHS data for British public, report warns: Algorithms based on NHS records could seed an ‘entirely new industry’ in AI-based diagnostics and mint billions for tech companies, strategic review reveals. "Sir John Bell, a professor of medicine at Oxford...

Whole grain cereals for cardiovascular disease | Cochrane "There is insufficient evidence from RCTs of an effect of

blog post image Whole grain cereals for cardiovascular disease | Cochrane "There is insufficient evidence from RCTs of an effect of whole grain diets on cardiovascular outcomes or on major CVD risk factors such as blood lipids and blood pressure. Trials were at unclear or high risk of bias with small sample sizes...

Cost Effectiveness of Support for People Starting a New Medication for a Long-Term Condition Through Community Pharmacies:

blog post image Cost Effectiveness of Support for People Starting a New Medication for a Long-Term Condition Through Community Pharmacies: An Economic Evaluation of the New Medicine Service (NMS) Compared with Normal Practice Rachel A. Elliott. Lukasz Tanajewski. Georgios Gkountouras. Anthony J. Avery. Nick Barber....

Stephen's Web ~ gRSShopper in a Box ~ Stephen Downes "All of this brings us to gRSShopper. This is the tool I've

blog post image Stephen's Web ~ gRSShopper in a Box ~ Stephen Downes "All of this brings us to gRSShopper. This is the tool I've been working on and with for years now. It - or a much earlier version of it - is what we used to launch our first MOOCs in 2008. It is the tool I use to run my website and...

Machines evaluating applicants? 'So what could admissions look like in 20 years? From a school’s perspective, automation

blog post image Machines evaluating applicants? 'So what could admissions look like in 20 years? From a school’s perspective, automation will take on a lot of the human-led work, according to Steve Farmer, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Undergraduate Admissions at the University of North Carolina.' Reports University...

Rapid assessment and frailty: Beverley Marriott is a Advanced nurse practitioner working in the Birmingham community healthcare

blog post image Rapid assessment and frailty: Beverley Marriott is a Advanced nurse practitioner working in the Birmingham community healthcare foundation trust. She is also a King’s College Older Person Fellow. "There continues to be a growing emphasis on older people and emergency hospital admissions,...

Stroke, TIA Survivors Without Early Complications Still Face Increased Long-Term Risks: By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by

blog post image Stroke, TIA Survivors Without Early Complications Still Face Increased Long-Term Risks: By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD Adults who are clinically stable in the early period after a stroke or transient ischemic attack face increased risks for adverse outcomes years later, according...

Modern electioneering: Conservatives buy 'dementia tax' Google ad as criticism of policy grows: Tactic shows Tories are

blog post image Modern electioneering: Conservatives buy 'dementia tax' Google ad as criticism of policy grows: Tactic shows Tories are willing to adopt pejorative term for policy in order to tackle criticism of social care proposals

Long term gluten consumption in adults without celiac disease and risk of coronary heart disease: prospective cohort study:

blog post image Long term gluten consumption in adults without celiac disease and risk of coronary heart disease: prospective cohort study: Objective  To examine the association of long term intake of gluten with the development of incident coronary heart disease. Design  Prospective cohort study. Setting...

Pokemon Go: Exercise impact 'short-lived' - BBC News: Research suggests playing Pokemon Go only had a short-term impact

blog post image Pokemon Go: Exercise impact 'short-lived' - BBC News: Research suggests playing Pokemon Go only had a short-term impact on players' increased activity.

No Long-Term Survival Benefit from Endovascular Repair of AAA Versus Open Repair: By Kelly Young Edited by Susan Sadoughi,

blog post image No Long-Term Survival Benefit from Endovascular Repair of AAA Versus Open Repair: By Kelly Young Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm carries lower short-term but higher long-term mortality risks than open repair, according...

The man who studies the spread of ignorance : How do people or companies with vested interests spread ignorance and obfuscate

blog post image The man who studies the spread of ignorance : How do people or companies with vested interests spread ignorance and obfuscate knowledge? Georgina Kenyon finds there is a term which defines this phenomenon. Georgina Kenyon.

Long-term glycemic control using polymer-encapsulated human stem cell-derived beta cells in immune-competent mice. Arturo

blog post image Long-term glycemic control using polymer-encapsulated human stem cell-derived beta cells in immune-competent mice. Arturo J Vegas. Omid Veiseh. Mads Gürtler. Jeffrey R Millman. Felicia W Pagliuca. Andrew R Bader. Joshua C Doloff. Jie Li. Michael Chen. Karsten Olejnik. Hok Hei Tam. Siddharth Jhunjhunwala....

2015 Was the Hottest Year on Record : Image of the Day: Long-term climate change got a boost from the developing El Niño

blog post image 2015 Was the Hottest Year on Record : Image of the Day: Long-term climate change got a boost from the developing El Niño and obliterated previous records.

The NHS Confederation has asked people if they want cake and seem encouraged that the answer is yes. In the confederation's

blog post image The NHS Confederation has asked people if they want cake and seem encouraged that the answer is yes. In the confederation's parallel universe people can (1) have their cake and eat it, (2) it will be better cake than before, (3) they won't need to wait for it, and (4) it will be free! They are shrewd...

Objectively Measured Daily Steps and Subsequent Long Term All-Cause Mortality: The Tasped Prospective Cohort Study: Background

blog post image Objectively Measured Daily Steps and Subsequent Long Term All-Cause Mortality: The Tasped Prospective Cohort Study: Background Self–reported physical activity has been inversely associated with mortality but the effect of objectively measured step activity on mortality has never been evaluated....

The 'Good Right' isn't caring. It just knows what's good for you: Each term, my 12-year-old daughter’s class has a

blog post image The 'Good Right' isn't caring. It just knows what's good for you: Each term, my 12-year-old daughter’s class has a “topic”. The topics display the interests of her teachers. Last term it was “poverty in our back yard”. This term they are lamenting the plight of girls around...