Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Asthma rates climb for high school students as cannabis use increases

Asthma is more common among high school students who use cannabis, relative to those who do not and the prevalence of asthma increases with the frequency of its use among the students, according to a new study at Columbia ...

Ophthalmology

Public release of AI to estimate biological sex from fundus images

The Japanese Ophthalmological Society and the National Institute of Informatics have developed and public-released an AI model to estimate an individual's sex from fundus images, using data collected by the Japan Ocular Imaging ...

Health

WHO weighs up AI risks and benefits for health care

Generative artificial intelligence could transform health care through things like drug development and quicker diagnoses, but the World Health Organization warned Thursday of the potential pitfalls in rushing to embrace ...

Neuroscience

A new platform to fast-track lifesaving brain research

An international team led by Australian researchers has developed a platform that could transform neuroimaging data analysis worldwide. The Neurodesk platform will enable scientists to accelerate research on conditions such ...

Oncology & Cancer

How AI could dramatically improve cancer patients' prognosis

With 1.2 million deaths in the 2020, or 23% of the total number of deaths, cancer is the second biggest killer in the European Union. The figure is all the more tragic given 40% of these cancers could be prevented through ...

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