Wearable ultrasound device that assesses the structure and function of the human heart

Engineers and physicians have developed a wearable ultrasound device that can assess both the structure and function of the human heart. The portable device, which is roughly the size of a postage stamp, can be worn for up to 24 hours and works even during strenuous exercise. The goal is to make ultrasound more accessible … Read more

The Art Behind Supply Chains is Front and Center at a Museum Exhibit

At a small gallery tucked behind the cavernous atrium at the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown Manhattan on a recent day, visitors lingered before a sprawling work, a series of dots, lines and diagrams in a seemingly abstract design against a stark, black background. The piece, laced with text in tiny print, is nothing … Read more

Researchers explore multi-syndrome prediction of dementia syndromes

A recent study published in NeuroImage: Clinical explored how support vector machines (SVMs) applied to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data can differentiate different dementia syndromes. Study: Multiclass prediction of different dementia syndromes based on multi-centric volumetric MRI imaging. Image Credit: Salim Hanzaz/Shutterstock Background Dementia syndromes are a significant burden for the aging population. Recently, molecular … Read more

Machine learning-based behavioral intervention can improve end-of-life cancer care

Electronic nudges delivered to health care clinicians based on a machine learning algorithm that predicts mortality risk quadrupled rates of conversations with patients about their end-of-life care preferences, according to the long-term results of a randomized clinical trial published by Penn Medicine investigators in JAMA Oncology today. The study also found that the machine learning-triggered … Read more

Using machine learning models to guide the design of long-acting injectable drug formulations

Scientists at the University of Toronto have successfully tested the use of machine learning models to guide the design of long-acting injectable drug formulations. The potential for machine learning algorithms to accelerate drug formulation could reduce the time and cost associated with drug development, making promising new medicines available faster. The study was published today … Read more

Opinion: 11 predictions for money, technology, stocks and crypto for 2023

Here are some 2023 predictions for financial markets, the economy and stocks. I’ve spent the last year and a half being cautious in the wake of the Bubble-Blowing Bull Market that finally ended early in 2022. Following this year of turmoil, the timing may just be right for us to see the economy morph into … Read more

Using an AI tool for early identification of Alzheimer’s and related dementias in primary care

Rising to meet the formidable challenge of the timely diagnosis of dementia, research scientists from Regenstrief Institute, IUPUI and the medical schools of Indiana University and University of Miami are conducting the Digital Detection of Dementia study, a real-world evaluation of the use of an artificial intelligence (AI) tool they developed for early identification of … Read more

Mount Sinai researchers construct a computer-derived marker for coronary artery disease

Using machine learning and clinical data from electronic health records, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York constructed an in silico, or computer-derived, marker for coronary artery disease (CAD) to better measure clinically important characteristics of the disease. The findings, published online on December 20 in The Lancet [https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)02079-7/fulltext], … Read more