Google AI outperforms radiologists at lung cancer detection05/23/2019 03:00To train its AI, Google used nearly 46,000 de-identified cast CT screening cases. So far, the AI has detected malignancies in CT scans of patients, with an accuracy of 94.4 percent.Google researchers say the results "show the potential for deep learning models to increase the accuracy, consistency and adoption of lung cancer screening worldwide"...
Car Seats are For Cars Only, Pediatricians Warn In New Statement05/22/2019 03:00That's the safest place for them to be.Rather than get alarmed about vehicle seat safety, Colvin said parents should take steps to protect their babies.Researchers with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) studied 11,779 infant sleep-related deaths over a ten-year period and found that 3 per cent of babies died in sitting devices, most commonly auto seats that were not being used at the time for travel...
Measles cases hits 25-year high05/21/2019 03:00According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, measles was once very common in the United States.Nationwide, 839 measles cases have been confirmed in 23 states.Earlier cases of the highly contagious disease this year have been reported in the Detroit area, with possible exposure sites in mid-Michigan and West Michigan...
Ric Flair’s Surgery Postponed Due to Complications05/21/2019 03:00Nunley noted on Twitter today that Flair was scheduled to undergo surgery, but that operation has been postponed until Monday, May 20. It's not clear if Flair will remain under the care of doctors until then. So the surgery will be taking place on Monday. Ric Flair is still on a breathing machine until his family gives permission to disconnect him but as of now, he is declared brain dead, thus legally dead...
Mobile app promises to detect child's ear infections without doctor visit05/18/2019 03:00WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) - Can a smartphone app spot an ear infection?Dr. Randall Bly, one of the University of Washington researchers, uses the app on his daughter's ear. Their app generates a series of soft, audible sounds that are focused into the ear - through a small paper funnel you'll craft - making the eardrum vibrate...