Monthly Archives: June 2018

Research on Artificial Intelligence: Zahraa Al-Dulaimi

Artificial Intelligence and Facial Analysis in Medicine: the next big thing? Zahraa Al-Dulaimi Artificial intelligence and deep learning   The term Artificial Intelligence was first coined in a proposal letter for a scientific meeting at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire … Continue reading

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Biomarkers (ACPA) in Aggressive Rheumatoid Arthritis:

While treatments for rheumatoid arthritis have traditionally focused on targeting the disease’s inflammatory pathways, increasingly, research is pointing to a need to account for the role of autoantibodies in disease progression. One example: some people have a more highly active … Continue reading

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Protecting The Brain From Inflammation:

From CU Boulder: Immunization with beneficial bacteria (probiotics) can have long-lasting anti-inflammatory effects on the brain, making it more resilient to the physical and behavioral effects of stress, according to new researchby University of Colorado Boulder scientists. The findings, if replicated … Continue reading

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Deep Learning And Artificial Intelligence At Work Disrupting Healthcare:

Deep Learning And Artificial Intelligence Are At Work Disrupting Healthcare: Artificial intelligence is the use of computerized systems that can learn. The systems have algorithms that help it to learn. Once the computer has been introduced to a training set … Continue reading

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The Healthcare Disruptors Are Coming! Mimi Grant ABL Organization June 2018

A ton has been written of late about ” The Disrupters ” coming into healthcare from other industries. Notably, Warren Buffet, Jeff Bezos, and Jamie Dimon are “going for something bigger than shaving a few percentage points off health-care costs” … Continue reading

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Hot Metal Seeds Target Brain Tumour Cells:

Sarah Knapton, Science Editor, The Telegraph  June 8 2018 Deadly brain tumours can be treated in just ten minutes with a groundbreaking new treatment which uses MRI scanners to heat up cancer cells until they die. The new therapy, developed … Continue reading

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Collective Intelligence At MIT: From Superminds – Thomas Malone.

The MIT Center for Collective Intelligence brings together faculty from across MIT to conduct research on how new communications technologies are changing the way people work together. This first-of-its-kind research effort draws on the strengths of many diverse organizations across the Institute … Continue reading

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New analysis shows that HTA organizations may frequently restrict access to cancer treatments

Randy Burkholder   |     June 1, 2018   |     In health care, who should decide value? In many industrialized countries with single-payer health systems, the answer is “the government.” A new analysis by Avalere illustrates the negative impact this answer has on patient access to … Continue reading

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Palliative Care Is Majorly Misunderstood:

Palliative care is misunderstood by many. This is a missed opportunity for those patients who are suffering. The role of palliative care is to prevent and reduce suffering. The suffering can arise from any personal domain including: emotional distress, physical … Continue reading

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