Related to an earlier post, Bayesian Reasoning, False Positives, and Breast Cancer. It certainly makes one wonder about the benefits of non-specific screening.
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A recent report shares the odds that a noninvasive prenatal genetic screening (NIPGS) result is suggestive of a true positive in a clinical setting. It also makes several key points about the administration of NIPGS and patient choices. 948 more words
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I went to bed too late last night, my mind is distracted by anxiety for my upcoming job interview today, I got awakened early this morning by loud vehicle noises and a loud horn noise (maybe a motorcycle or something like that, and an annoying loud custom horn), and I did not try to go back to sleep because my body is energized from anxiety. 153 more words
There are a lot of articles written about how to tell if you’re in the right relationship or not.
However, a lot of women will base this idea on simply their feelings in the present moment. 523 more words
VirusTotal, a Google-owned online malware scanning service, is creating a whitelist of products from large software vendors to reduce bad detections by antivirus programs.
False positive detections are common in the antivirus industry. 623 more words