Medical research

Startup releases AI app to detect Parkinson's disease

A South Australia startup, Lookinglass, based at UniSA's Innovation & Collaboration Centre has today released an artificial intelligence (AI) web app that can detect early-stage Parkinson's disease.

Diabetes

Room for improvement seen with initial diabetes care

(HealthDay)—Diabetes care can be improved with enhanced communication between providers and patients and improved communication between members of the primary care team, according to a study published in the January/February ...

Other

Digital recording in skills lab helps nursing students learn

(HealthDay)—Nursing students report that using digital recording as a teaching and learning method enhances learning in the skills laboratory, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Clinical ...

Health

Study of returns to the ER suggests lack of follow-up care

No one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint, but new research suggests it's more common than previously thought and surprisingly, people frequently wind up at a different ER the second ...

Cancer

Patient interest in video recording of colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is operator-dependent and substantial numbers of pre-cancerous polyps are missed during colonoscopy. Colonoscopies are often poorly documented, with only a few still photographs taken of anatomic landmarks and ...