Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Aid Cancer and Stroke Diagnostics

2018-08-29T20:21:19+00:00July 5th, 2016|Categories: Science|Tags: |

Where are artificial intelligence and deep learning going to be applied next? Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School believe it is breast cancer pathology. According to FierceBiotech, researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School have worked together to create an analysis of breast cancer pathology that incorporates artificial [...]

Disposable, Stretchable Sunburn Sensors

2018-09-10T04:59:05+00:00June 7th, 2016|Categories: Science|Tags: |

Whether it is kicking off the summer or squeezing in a vacation as it ends. Along with it comes backyard barbecues, sunbathing, and a variety of other activities that involve extended sun exposure. Although many people seek this time in the sun and don’t mind the occasional sunburn that can come with it, they sometimes forget that [...]

IBM Powers Healthcare Diagnostics

2018-09-13T04:35:18+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Science|Tags: |

While Google and Apple may have taken earlier steps into the healthcare arena, IBM has recently made its presence known. If you are curious, take a look at how IBM is helping Novo Nordisk, Medtronic and radiologists. Novo Nordisk and IBM Watson Health announced in December that the two companies will work together to create [...]

NFL and GE Traumatic Brain Injury Diagnostics

2018-09-14T04:43:15+00:00August 4th, 2015|Categories: Science|Tags: |

With the launch of their Head Health Initiative in 2013, the NFL and GE have helped to make positive strides to improve the health and safety of athletes at all levels. The initiative is a four-year, $60 million collaboration to aid in the prevention, detection and management of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) as well as [...]

Fluid and Skin Tests for Alzheimer’s Disease

2018-09-22T04:31:12+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Science|Tags: |

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease accounts for up to 80 percent of all dementia cases. Although a way to change the underlying Alzheimer’s process has not been discovered yet, diagnosing the disease early provides a number of opportunities including: Start treatment sooner which can preserve function for a longer period of time Allow [...]

Detecting Multiple Cancer Risks at Once

2014-09-02T09:00:26+00:00September 2nd, 2014|Categories: Science|Tags: |

According to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the World Cancer Research Fund International, an estimated 14.1 million cancer cases were reported worldwide in 2012. This makes innovations in diagnostic tests for cancer newsworthy to say the least. Based on a recently published study in Genetics in Medicine, multi-gene tests for detecting cancer in more than [...]

Blood Test to Predict Obesity

2014-04-03T09:00:51+00:00April 3rd, 2014|Categories: Science|Tags: |

U.K. researchers have figured out a blood test that provides a better argument for a genetic predisposition to obesity in addition to environmental factors (e.g., a lack of exercise and unhealthy diet). At the Universities of Southampton, Plymouth and Exeter, scientists have used a blood test to measure the levels of epigenetic switches in the [...]

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