Oncology & Cancer

Deep learning poised to improve breast cancer imaging

Researchers have developed a new image reconstruction approach that could contribute to better breast cancer detection. The deep learning algorithm overcomes a major hurdle in multi-modality imaging by allowing images to ...

Inflammatory disorders

AI improves accuracy of antibiotic selection for UTI treatment

Doctors at Maccabi Healthcare Services have recently begun to work with an AI-based predictive algorithm developed by the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology together with KSM (Kahn-Sagol-Maccabi), the Maccabi Research ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Genetic study of heart defects and autism finds new causative genes

Researchers identified almost two dozen genes that contribute to heart defects by studying genetic data from people born with congenital heart disease or autism. Hongyu Zhao of Yale University and colleagues developed a new ...

Neuroscience

From imaging neurons to measuring their true activity

When neurons communicate with each another, they transmit—or "fire"—small electrical impulses called action potentials or spikes. These action potentials are the fundamental units of information processing in the brain. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Smartphone photos can be used to detect anemia

A picture of a person's inner eyelid taken with a standard smartphone camera can be used to screen for anemia, according to a new study published this week in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Selim Suner of Brown University ...

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