Health informatics

Seeing double: Using virtual twins to help personalize medicine

Digital twins—virtual doubles of things in the real world—was an idea born in 2002 as a way of looking at the lifespan of products, like space rockets and jet engines, enabling repairs remotely and helping to predict ...

Oncology & Cancer

Using AI to predict bone fractures in cancer patients

As medicine continues to embrace machine learning, a new study suggests how scientists may use artificial intelligence to predict how cancer may affect the probability of fractures along the spinal column.

Medical research

Digital twin for personalized therapies

Virtual doppelgangers could one day revolutionize medicine: Empa researchers are developing a digital twin, which should facilitate the development of personalized therapies. The goal is for these avatars to demonstrate how ...

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