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Researchers are working on a pill for loneliness, as studies suggest the condition is worse than obesity

The volunteers at the University of Chicago’s Brain Dynamics Laboratory, all otherwise young and healthy, were tied together by really only one thing: nearly off-the-chart scores on the most widely used scale measuring loneliness. Asked how often they felt they had no one they could turn to, how often they felt their relationships seemed superficial… Read More »

NewYork-Presbyterian working on machine learning analytics to combat opioid crisis

NewYork-Presbyterian, a prominent academic health system, is working with machine learning vendor Splunk to develop new data analytics tools that prevent the potential diversion of controlled substances such as opioids. NewYork-Presbyterian approached Splunk to develop the controlled substance monitoring platform, while also enhancing patient privacy, because of the vendor’s products’ ability to synthesize Big Data… Read More »

AI, working with standard CT scans, could help predict under-diagnosed conditions

Israeli healthcare system Calit Health System teamed with analytics company Zebra Medical Vision to develop ways artificial intelligence could be leveraged to help predict two major under-diagnosed medical conditions: osteoporotic fractures and coronary vascular events. Using CT scan data, the AI tools showed improvements in predicting instances of both. WHY IT MATTERSIn each case, when… Read More »