Medical research

Using algorithms to track down cancer

Modern medicine is looking for markers that provide early warning of complex diseases. In its quest to discover these "biomarkers," the ETH spinoff Scailyte has developed software capable of analysing millions of single cells ...

Other

FDA grapples with 'living' medical devices

Imagine a not-too-distant future when medical devices powered by artificial intelligence continuously adapt to new symptoms presented by patients and learn how to make accurate diagnoses much like a well-trained physician ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Artificial Intelligence helps early detection of dementia

Through pioneering algorithmic analysis, the Eurostars project BRAINIQ has developed software that uses artificial intelligence to detect the signs and progression of dementia in a patient's MRI scans.

Neuroscience

Detecting long-term concussion in athletes

Lawyers representing both sides in concussion lawsuits against sports leagues may eventually have a new tool at their disposal: a diagnostic signature that uses artificial intelligence to detect brain trauma years after it ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Robo-pets may contribute to quality of life for those with dementia

Robotic animals can help to improve the quality of life for people with dementia, according to new research. A study has found that interacting with a therapeutic robot companion made people with mid- to late-stage dementia ...