Psychology & Psychiatry

Overcoming dental fear with the tap of an app

Does the idea of sitting in a dental chair make your palms sweat? Or do you simply avoid making appointments altogether? You're not alone. Research shows that 30% of people fear going to the dentist, including more than 20% ...

Addiction

AI tools reveal knowledge gaps in addiction treatment

Turning to the internet for health-related information has become commonplace—from using search engines to uncover possible diagnoses based on symptoms to asking for advice on social media when dealing with health issues.

Health informatics

Predicting optimal medical interventions

Welcome to the world of modern medicine. Computer vision tools can accurately detect suspicious skin lesions or predict coronary artery disease from scans. Data-driven robots are guiding minimally invasive surgery.

Medical research

Closing the clinical trials disparity gap

Getting sufficient representation of racial and ethnic minority populations in clinical trials remains a pervasive challenge, despite concerted efforts by researchers and mandates set by funding sources and regulatory agencies. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Helping patients with low income overcome eating disorders

Individuals with eating disorders who have low income are frequently misdiagnosed and lack adequate access to appropriate therapy, according to researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Vagelos College ...

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