Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has unimaginable potential to revolutionize medicine. We cover the latest technology breakthroughs of machine learning and deep learning algorithms that process mindboggling amounts of data, spot even the smallest detail in medical images and help medical professionals in designing treatment plans.

AI for very young brains

AI for very young brains

Scientists have developed an innovative new technique that uses artificial intelligence to better define the different sections of the brain in newborns during a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam.

AI in healthcare – hype, hope and reality

AI in healthcare – hype, hope and reality

Currently, we are too focused on the topic of AI. In order, however, to leverage AI technology several challenges have to be mastered and a proper framework has to be established.

Portable AI device predicts outbreaks based on coughing

Portable AI device predicts outbreaks based on coughing

A portable surveillance device powered by machine learning can detect coughing and crowd size in real time, then analyze the data to directly monitor flu-like illnesses trends.

Smart algorithm analyses whole brain vasculature

Smart algorithm analyses whole brain vasculature

Scientists have developed a technique for visualising the structures of all the brain's blood vessels including any pathological changes.

AI taps human wisdom for better cancer diagnosis

AI taps human wisdom for better cancer diagnosis

A new system combining artificial intelligence with human knowledge promises faster and more accurate cancer diagnosis.

AI outperform doctors: Experts express concerns

AI outperform doctors: Experts express concerns

Many studies claiming that AI is as good as (or better than) human experts at interpreting medical images are of poor quality and are arguably exaggerated, warn researchers in The BMJ.

Using AI to assess ulcerative colitis

Using AI to assess ulcerative colitis

Researchers develop an AI system that effectively evaluates endoscopic mucosal findings from patients with ulcerative colitis without the need for biopsy collection.

AI predicts circulatory failure in ICU

AI predicts circulatory failure in ICU

Researchers have developed a method for predicting circulatory failure in patients in intensive care units – enabling clinicians to intervene at an early stage.

AI challenge aims to improve mammography accuracy

AI challenge aims to improve mammography accuracy

AI techniques, used in combination with the evaluation of expert radiologists, improve the accuracy in detecting cancer using mammograms.

AI may spot newborns at risk of blinding disease

AI may spot newborns at risk of blinding disease

An AI device may help identify newborns at risk for aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity (AP-ROP).

AI, App provide at-home assessment of coronavirus risk

AI, App provide at-home assessment of coronavirus risk

A coronavirus app coupled with machine intelligence will soon enable an individual to get an at-home risk assessment based on how they feel and where they've been in about a minute.

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