Surgery

Study uses AI to sort patient messages by complexity

Taking an interest in electronic message threads between surgical patients and their health care teams, a research group at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has tested how well certain commonly used machine learning algorithms ...

Pediatrics

Machine learning models identify kids at risk of lead poisoning

Machine learning can help public health officials identify children most at risk of lead poisoning, enabling them to concentrate their limited resources on preventing poisonings rather than remediating homes only after a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Leiden cholera epidemics mapped out, literally

Three cholera epidemics struck 19th-century Leiden. Today's coronavirus pandemic prompted Martijn Storms, curator of maps and atlases at the Leiden University Libraries, to scour the library for maps about these past epidemics.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New algorithm signals a possible disease resurgence

Scientists at the University of Georgia have used machine learning to predict the reemergence of existing infectious diseases. The algorithm monitors public health data to detect statistical patterns associated with impending ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Diagnosis of neurological diseases to benefit from AI

Cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology for diagnosing neurological disease such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's from eye scans will be tested and scaled in the NHS.

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