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Artificial intelligence to improve resolution of brain magnetic resonance imaging

Researchers of the ICAI Group–Computational Intelligence and Image Analysis–of the University of Malaga (UMA) have designed an unprecedented method that is capable of improving brain images obtained through magnetic resonance ...

Medical economics

Study challenges concerns over hospital readmission reduction practices

A UT Southwestern study is challenging concerns that a federal health policy enacted in 2012 to reduce hospital readmissions leaves patients more vulnerable.

Health

Achieving equity in preventive health services

Six in every 10 Americans have a chronic health condition. These conditions, including heart disease, cancer, diabetes or stroke, are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States and contribute greatly ...

Oncology & Cancer

AI can be used to detect and grade prostate cancer

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Tampere University in Finland have developed a method based on artificial intelligence (AI) for histopathological diagnosis and grading of prostate cancer. The AI-system ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Ethnic groups have higher risk of developing a physical disability

Men and women from a South Asian background are more likely to develop a physical disability and struggle with day-to-day physical activities throughout adulthood compared with their White British counterparts, new research ...

Neuroscience

Predictors of chronic migraine

A meta-analysis published in the journal Cephalalgia, the official journal of the International Headache Society, highlights the predictors of chronic migraine. The study, entitled "Predictors of episodic migraine transformation ...

Health

Machine learning system makes more alerts for med errors

(HealthDay)—A machine learning system can generate clinically valid alerts for medication errors that might be missed with existing clinical decision support (CDS) systems, according to a study published in the January ...

Oncology & Cancer

Artificial intelligence tracks down leukemia

Artificial intelligence can detect one of the most common forms of blood cancer—acute myeloid leukemia (AML)—with high reliability. Researchers at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and the University ...

Health

AI's future potential hinges on consensus: NAM report

The role of artificial intelligence, or machine learning, will be pivotal as the industry wrestles with a gargantuan amount of data that could improve—or muddle—health and cost priorities, according to a National Academy ...