Medical research

AI predicts which drug combinations kill cancer cells

When healthcare professionals treat patients suffering from advanced cancers, they usually need to use a combination of therapies. In addition to cancer surgery, the patients are often treated with radiation therapy, medication ...

Cardiology

Anticipating heart failure with machine learning

Every year, roughly one out of eight U.S. deaths is caused at least in part by heart failure. One of acute heart failure's most common warning signs is excess fluid in the lungs, a condition known as pulmonary edema.

Cardiology

AI: A new tool for cardiac diagnostics

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be an aid to interpreting ECG results, helping healthcare staff to diagnose diseases that affect the heart. Researchers at Uppsala University and heart specialists in Brazil have developed ...

Oncology & Cancer

Using machine learning to detect lung cancer DNA in blood

A large team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions across the U.S. has found that it might be possible to use machine learning to detect early-stage lung cancer in human patients. In their paper published in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New method predicts individual response to Ebola infection

Not everyone who catches Ebola dies of the hemorrhagic virus infection. Some people mount a robust immune defense and recover fully. Yet risk factors for susceptibility to infection and disease severity remain poorly understood.

Neuroscience

Simple machine learning scorecard for seizures is saving lives

Computer scientists from Duke University and Harvard University have joined with physicians from Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Wisconsin to develop a machine learning model that can predict which patients ...

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