Medical economics

Treating health care woes through data analysis

MIT Sloan professor of management and operations research Dimitris Bertsimas has an idea that data-based algorithms could help cure health care problems—both in patients and hospital administration. Learn more in the "Data ...

Oncology & Cancer

Big data analysis predicts risk of radiotherapy side effects

Analysing big data to predict men's risk of side effects could help personalise radiotherapy treatment for prostate cancer, according to new research presented at the National Cancer Research Institute's (NCRI) Cancer Conference ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Big Data strategies to address Ebola

IBM announced its researchers have used big data analytics to assess the impact of infected animal carriers, or an animal reservoir, in the spread of the Ebola virus in a way not been previously done for earlier disease models. ...

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