Blood test that screens for 50 cancers shows promise in preliminary study

A single blood test that can screen for more than 50 cancers seems to work quite well in the real world, a preliminary study reveals. The researchers found that of more than 6,600 apparently healthy people aged 50 and over, the blood test detected a possible “signal” of cancer in about 1%. When these people … Read more

Dow opens higher as Walmart and Home Depot beat forecasts

Text size US housing starts in July fell more than expected and to the lowest level since the start of 2021. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Shares were mixed at the open on Tuesday after earnings from walmart and Home deposit beat Wall Street forecasts, but a decline in housing starts provided further evidence of a slowing … Read more