Obstetrics & gynaecology

AI models have higher accuracy for estimating gestational age

Artificial intelligence (AI) models based on standard plane ultrasonography images and fly-to ultrasonography videos have higher accuracy for estimating gestational age compared with manual fetal biometry measurements, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Precision insights can be found in wastewater

Research from the lab of Fangqiong Ling at Washington University in St. Louis showed earlier this year that the amount of SARS-CoV-2 in a wastewater system was correlated with the burden of disease—COVID-19—in the region ...

Oncology & Cancer

Using machine learning to identify undiagnosable cancers

The first step in choosing the appropriate treatment for a cancer patient is to identify their specific type of cancer, including determining the primary site—the organ or part of the body where the cancer begins.

Medical research

Predictive model identifies patients for genetic testing

Patients who, perhaps unbeknownst to their health care providers, are in need of genetic testing for rare undiagnosed diseases can be identified en masse based on routine information in electronic health records (EHRs), a ...

Health informatics

'Self-trained' deep learning to improve disease diagnosis

New work by computer scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and IBM Research on deep learning models to accurately diagnose diseases from X-ray images with less labeled data won the Best Paper award for ...

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