diagnostics

MasSpec Pen shows promise in pancreatic cancer surgery

MasSpec Pen shows promise in pancreatic cancer surgery

The MasSpec Pen has shown to accurately identify tissues and surgical margins directly in patients and differentiate healthy and cancerous tissue from banked pancreas samples.

Face mask detects Covid-19 infection

Face mask detects Covid-19 infection

Engineers have designed a novel face mask that can diagnose the wearer with Covid-19 within about 90 minutes.

Microchip sensor measures stress hormones

Microchip sensor measures stress hormones

Researchers have developed a microchip that can measure stress hormones in real time from a drop of blood.

AI app could help diagnose HIV more accurately

AI app could help diagnose HIV more accurately

New technology could transform the ability to accurately interpret HIV test results, particularly in low- and middle-income countries.

AI enhances efficacy of sleep disorder treatments

AI enhances efficacy of sleep disorder treatments

Based on 20,000 nights of sleep, researchers have developed an algorithm that can improve the diagnosis, treatment and overall understanding of sleep disorders.

COVID-19: AIs shortcuts lead to misdiagnosis

COVID-19: AIs shortcuts lead to misdiagnosis

Researchers discovered that AI models have a tendency to look for shortcuts. In the case of AI-assisted disease detection, these shortcuts could lead to diagnostic errors if deployed in clinical settings.

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