Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New low-cost device rapidly, accurately detects Hepatitis C infection

Hepatitis C affects more than 354 million people worldwide. About 75 to 85 percent of people who have it get a long-term infection referred to as chronic Hepatitis C. Left untreated, it could lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Are drones the optimal way to distribute COVID-19 tests?

Researchers at the Texas A&M University School of Public Health have developed a new COVID-19 test distribution method that uses drones to quickly deliver at-home diagnostic tests to individuals who suspect they have COVID-19.

Oncology & Cancer

Using artificial intelligence to diagnose cancer

During her Ph.D., Dr. Qurrat Ul Ain developed a computer-aided diagnostic system that can identify certain characteristics of the disease from a photograph of a skin lesion.

Ophthalmology

Using the eye as a window into heart disease

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can analyze eye scans taken during a routine visit to an optician or eye clinic and identify patients at a high risk of a heart attack. 

Medical research

Screening system for lung sound analysis

A multi-channel recording device developed at TU Graz for pathological lung sounds and associated automatic lung sound analysis could support existing screening methods for early detection of, for example, COVID-19 infections. ...

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