Neuroscience

AI could predict ideal patients for spinal cord stimulation

Spinal cord stimulation is a minimally invasive FDA-approved treatment to manage chronic pain such as back and neck pain. This neuromodulation technique uses electricity and an implantable device, which has been increasingly ...

Oncology & Cancer

Algorithm can detect patients at high risk for colorectal cancer

A machine-learning algorithm detected potential signs of colorectal cancer (CRC) in patients identified as high-risk who had missed a routine colonoscopy, according to a new study led by Geisinger and Medial EarlySign.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Deploying machine learning to improve mental health

A machine-learning expert and a psychology researcher/clinician may seem an unlikely duo. But MIT's Rosalind Picard and Massachusetts General Hospital's Paola Pedrelli are united by the belief that artificial intelligence ...

Health

Diets: How scientists discovered that one size doesn't fit all

If you ate too much over the festive season, you may well be thinking about a healthy diet plan for 2022. But as anyone who has ever dieted knows, there are countless options out there. Right now, we're in the midst of a ...

Health informatics

Giving AI penalties to get better diagnoses

Anyone waiting for the results of a medical test knows the anxious question: "Will my life change completely when I know?" And the relief if you test negative.

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