Google's training AI to catch diabetic blindness before it's too late

Posted in Medicine on 30th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

The disease is treatable but only if it is discovered in time.

IBM AI system Watson to diagnose rare diseases in Germany

Posted in Software on 19th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

IBM's artificial intelligence platform Watson will work with doctors in Germany attempting to solve some complex medical cases.

Blood markers peel back the curtain on a stealthy form of liver disease

Posted in Science on 8th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

A set of proteins 'were significantly more common' in samples taken from patients with NASH, than those without the liver disease.

How to detect early signs of Alzheimers with a simple eye exam before symptoms

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

A new technology that can detect signs of Alzheimers before the symptoms, early enough to give drugs a chance to work.

Breakthrough device can diagnose malaria in 5 seconds flat

Posted in Science on 1st Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 438,000 people died from malaria in 2015 alone, and the disease continues to spread at an alarming pace.