Researchers combine wearable technology and AI to predict the onset of health problems
(University of Waterloo) A team of Waterloo researchers found that applying artificial intelligence to the right combination of data retrieved from wearable technology may detect whether your health is failing.The study, which involved researchers from Waterloo's Faculties of Applied Health Sciences and Engineering, found that the data from wearable sensors and artificial intelligence that assesses changes in aerobic responses could one day predict whether a person is experiencing the onset of a respiratory or cardiovascular disease.
ConclusionsOur results demonstrated that ddPCR could be used in detecting BRAF V600E mutation from FNA fluid samples with higher sensitivity and accuracy than ARMS.
Publication date: Available online 22 January 2019Source: Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical SciencesAuthor(s): Christophe BonneuilAbstractTill late in the 20th century, biological diversity has been understood and addressed in terms of “genetic resources”. This paper proposes a history of this “genetic resources” concept and the biopolitical practices it was related to. A semantic history of the ‘resource’ idiom first sheds light on how, in the age of empires and fossil industrialism, the Earth came to be c...
Publication date: Available online 21 January 2019Source: Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical SciencesAuthor(s): Max Dresow
Publication date: Available online 21 January 2019Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Richard J. Shemin, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, Harold L. Lazar
Twin brothers Prince and Love, now 22 months, were separated by surgeons at Wadia Children's Hospital in Mumbai on December 12 2017 at just nine months old.
This report underlines the fact that PCNSL in adolescents may be effectively treated with a combination of HDMTX- and rituximab-based chemoimmunotherapy followed by consolidation with WBRT.Pediatr Neurosurg
The cost of insulin for treating type 1 diabetes in the United States nearly doubled over a five-year period, underscoring a national outcry over rising drug prices, according to a new analysis shared with Reuters.
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Max Fisher, a graduate from Nottingham, suffers from cold urticaria, causing red itchy hives all over her body. She must wear a mask outside, which has led to abuse from strangers.
UN reports 2 polio cases in Mozambique caused by mutated virus in the vaccine