Cardiology

New tool can diagnose strokes with a smartphone

A new tool created by researchers at Penn State and Houston Methodist Hospital could diagnose a stroke based on abnormalities in a patient's speech ability and facial muscular movements, and with the accuracy of an emergency ...

Health

Failed communication associated with readmission

(HealthDay)—Failed communication attempts are associated with readmission among Medicare beneficiaries with congestive heart failure, although the correlation is no longer significant after adjustment for other variables, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Detecting depression and partner violence risk during pregnancy

Carnegie Mellon University engineering and public policy researchers Kristen Allen, a Ph.D. student, and Alex Davis, an associate professor, have new research that could complement the ability of doctors to aid recently or ...

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