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Breast screen error 'could have been spotted earlier'

Breast screen error 'could have been spotted earlier'

Health
Tens of thousands more women in England may have missed out on breast screening invitations dating back further than previously thought, according to a leading cancer expert.Earlier this month, the health secretary said a 2009 computer failure may have shortened up to 270 lives.But Prof Peter Sasieni said the problems go back to 2005, and could have been spotted earlier. Public Health England said his analysis was "flawed".And it said an independent review would look at all aspects of the breast screening service.PHE discovered in January that some women aged 68-71 had not received their final invitation for breast screening.Jeremy Hunt told the Commons that 450,000 women were affected between 2009 and the start of 2018.Prof Sasi...
Solo: A Star Wars Story to screen at Cannes Film Festival

Solo: A Star Wars Story to screen at Cannes Film Festival

Entertainment
The Star Wars spin off-film about the young Han Solo will be shown at this year's Cannes Film Festival.It's the first screening of Solo: A Star Wars Story to be confirmed.The film - starring Alden Ehrenreich in the role that made Harrison Ford a star - will be shown out of competition at Cannes, reportedly on 15 May.The presentation of Ron Howard's film follows Cannes screenings of Star Wars prequels Attack of the Clones in 2002 and Revenge of the Sith in 2005.Solo opens in the UK on 24 May. The film is released in France on 23 May, two days before it makes its debut in US cinemas. Solo: 10 things we got from the trailerWoody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke and Phoebe Waller-Bridge are among other cast members who may be in attendance when Solo screens at the festival."The screening in the Grand ...
Phone embeds fingerprint sensor within screen

Phone embeds fingerprint sensor within screen

Technology
Smartphones may soon have fingerprint sensors embedded within screens, thanks to new technological advancements.A prototype of the first ever phone with a scanner within the display was revealed at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.Rather than being developed by Apple or Samsung, the world-first was manufactured by Chinese technology company Vivo, which is little known in Western markets.As reviewed by technology publication 9to5Google, the in-display sensor is a lot slower than those previously seen in smartphones, but is just as accurate."In our hands-on demo of the product, the functionality was pretty much flawless," said 9to5Google."Clearly, this technology is still in its early days, but it's an impressive start nonetheless."Hopefully, we'll see this tech debut on mo...
Excess screen time linked with depression, suicidal behaviors in teens

Excess screen time linked with depression, suicidal behaviors in teens

Health
Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Researchers believe excess screen time may be increasing symptoms of depression, as well as suicide-related behaviors and thoughts, among teens in the United States.Scientists found the link between depression and time spent in front of TVs, tablets and phones was especially strong among teenage girls."These increases in mental health issues among teens are very alarming," Jean Twenge, psychology professor at San Diego State University, said in a news release. "Teens are telling us they are struggling, and we need to take that very seriously."According to data collected by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rate for females between the ages of 13 and 18 increased 65 percent from 2010 to 2015.Researchers compared the data with a pair of anonymo...