AI & Emerging Technologies

A single dose of cannabidiol increased flow in the hippocampus, countering previous claims against its region-specific effectiveness, researchers explained in the Journal of Psychopharmacology.

It can also help trainees improve their scores on the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic test, which must be passed before receiving general surgery certification.

More than 90% of trainees said they would recommend the tool to their peers, according results of a survey published in Radiography.

The idea came about after a sonographer at Johns Hopkins wondered if the technology could be used to create a model for a blind mother.

The hybrid platform proved more accurate at detecting enlarged heart cases than machine learning or a human reader working independently.

Amen Clinics analyzed more than 35,000 SPECT scans taken from some 17,000 patients for their research, published recently.

The algorithms will analyze various pieces of information, including CT images and vital signs, to help clinicians determine disease severity and predict patient outcomes.

The findings will also propel research studies into new treatments and help diagnose patients with dementia.

Such a tool can have a variety of uses, from personalizing treatments to addressing workforce shortages.

The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, part of healthcare giant Northwell Health, hopes the funding can help the nearly 1.5 million Americans affected by this autoimmune disease.

Given that the disease is one of the most common cancers among women, these results may help personalize care plans and avoid invasive options for many struggling with treatment decisions, experts wrote in JAMA Network Open.

Massachusetts General Hospital doctors say their automated pulmonary x-ray severity-scoring algorithm can help radiologists optimize pandemic workflows and manage critical resources, such as ventilators.