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New AI Can Help Predict Heart Attacks Five Years in Advance
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By “harnessing the power of AI,” researchers at the University of Oxford have found a way to predict heart attacks at least five years in advance. Medical Xpress reports that researchers funded by the British Heart Association (BHA) have developed a new biomarker – or “fingerprint” – that spots cardiovascular red flags using machine learning. The biomarker, called the fat
MDs To Prescribe Sex Robots, Already Covered By Medical Insurance
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MDs to Prescribe Sex Robots, Already Covered by Medical Insurance; Lack of Regulation Could Trigger Many Problems, Including Citizenship For Robots niekverlaan / Pixabay WASHINGTON, D.C.  (June 13, 2019) –  Experts are predicting that hyper-realistic sex robots [sexbots] will soon be prescribed by doctors for people, largely male, diagnosed as “sexually dysfunctional,” and Psychology Today is warning that the large
Machine Learning-Supported CT Scanning Delivers Satisfying Results
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Seanbatty / Pixabay It’s no secret that artificial intelligence and machine learning have excellent applications in various medical fields. After attempting to use artificial intelligence with MRI imaging, the next step is machine learning-supported CT scanning with lower doses of radiation, and it yields great results. Artificial intelligence is not only used to reduce radiation exposure in computerized tomography (CT)
BioXcel Pharmaceuticals CEO On Drug Pipeline, How AI Is Changing Sector
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A biotech that's using artificial intelligence to identify neuroscience and immuno-oncology medicines received FDA approval for an investigational new drug application this week, and Benzinga connected with its CEO for more insight on the company's innovation efforts. New Haven, Connecticut-based BioXcel Pharmaceuticals announced Monday that its IND was accepted by the FDA to initiate a clinical trial for the triple immuno-oncology
HealthtechO2O Fireside Chat with Tytus Michalski: Reality Check on Investment Potential
Here’s a fireside chat with Tytus Michalski, managing partner at Fresco Capital, and Andrew Work, managing director at NexChange Group, on what drives the healthtech industry today.  The two talk about talent, market, and capital, how Asia is performing on these three criteria, and why the number of investment rounds for healthtech startups has dropped over the past years. They
Well Being Digital’s Kow Ping at Healthtech O2O: Breakthrough!
Kow Ping, co-founder of Well Being Digital, took the stage at Healthtech O2O: Breakthrough! last week and after praising Hong Kong as the medical IoT capital of the world, he sent a message that was a little different. “Some of you are probably here because you want to think about how we can make healthcare not only affordable but available
Tencent Begins Trials on Its AI-Powered Parkinsons Diagnosis Program
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Prompted by the Chinese government, internet giant Tencent is starting to make waves in the healthtech scene. According to The Financial Times, the Shenzhen-based conglomerate has begun trials on an artificial intelligence program designed to diagnose Parkinson’s disease. The trial takes place at Dementech Neurosciences, a private mental health clinic in London, and the program was built in partnership with
Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare – What Would That Look Like?
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There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence, or AI, is making its mark on several industries. Although the public is fascinated by AI’s numerous possibilities in entertaining and gaming, more urgent AI applications can be found in the health care industry. What follows is an overview of several ways AI can be applied to health care, emphasizing its role in predicting
This AI-Powered Gadget Can Translate Thoughts Into Speech
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Image source: Pixabay Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more powerful and enjoys greater applications in various scientific disciplines. Now researchers from Columbia University came up an idea for an AI-powered gadget which can translate thoughts into speech. Not only is this a great invention, but it can help people who are unable to speak. “Our voices help connect us to
Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare – What Would That Look Like?
AI, Healthtech
There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence, or AI, is making its mark on several industries. Although the public is fascinated by AI’s numerous possibilities in entertaining and gaming, more urgent AI applications can be found in the health care industry. What follows is an overview of several ways AI can be applied to health care, emphasizing its role in predicting