Oncology & Cancer

A new method for predicting the evolution of melanoma emerges

Melanoma is a malignant tumour resulting from the transformation of melanocytes, the cells in the skin that undertake to synthesise melanin, a complex polymer which protects us from the negative effects of solar radiation. ...

Medical research

New testing system predicts septic shock outcomes

More than 1.7 million Americans develop sepsis each year, and more than 270,000 die from it. The condition—which happens when the body has an extreme response to a bacterial or viral infection, causing a chain reaction ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using artificial intelligence to diagnose COVID-19

For patients with COVID-19, terrifying shortness of breath can set in virtually overnight. In many cases, it's caused by an aggressive pneumonia infection in the lungs, which fills them with thick fluid and robs the body ...


AI unlocks rhythms of 'deep sleep'

Algorithms and deep learning has enabled Flinders University sleep researchers to dive deep into one of the mysteries of sleep health.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Digital health in the COVID-19 pandemic

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, and other key digital technology applications will play a vital role addressing the new healthcare challenges triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a peer-reviewed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Reddit reveals peaks of public interest in COVID-19 topics

Machine learning can be used to track surges in interest in health topics on popular online comment boards, like Reddit, according to a new study conducted during the COVID-19 outbreak by researchers in the Perelman School ...

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