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Similar to humans, who continuously learn and improve based on past experiences, algorithmsare programs
“Not all of us feel fit enough or have such knowledge to say whether
As a Wellness Coordinator in the oil industry, Candy Lethridge, has been approached many
Did you know that getting a sunburn just once every two years can triple your risk of melanoma (source: Cancer Research UK)? For this reason, sunscreen is essential in the fight against skin cancer.
On average 1 in 5 people will develop skin cancer at some point in their lifetime, with UV exposure being the biggest cause of the disease. According to Cancer Research UK, just one case of severe sunburn every two years heavily increases your chances of getting melanoma skin cancer.
The UV stands for Ultra Violet – basically, a ray that is invisible to the human eye. This is why sunburn does not show up straight away, as well as wrinkles which can develop over time.
By cross-referencing the results of the SkinVision app with ultrasound, Bridget Sparks is turning sonographers into a frontline tool to fight the disease that threatens the lives of over 80,000 New Zealanders every single year.