Women who have suffered domestic abuse are 31% more likely to develop heart disease and 51% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than women who haven’t been abused, a study out of the U.K. has found.
Numerous deep learning models can detect and classify imaging findings with a performance that rivals human radiologists. However, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, many of these AI models aren’t nearly as impressive when applied to external data sets.
When Brevin Cronk found himself in an emergency room last December, his blood-oxygen level was 77% and his lips had turned blue. It was soon determined by the team at UW Medical Center in Seattle that a transcatheter repair was necessary—and virtual reality (VR) played a key role in Cronk’s care.
Research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles this February suggests a portable, low-field MRI system may soon improve access to care for patients who have trouble making it to a high-tech facility.
HHS is extending its existing partnership with pharmaceutical company Janssen Research & Development, which is part of Johnson & Johnson, to develop treatments for the 2019 novel coronavirus, the agency announced.
More Americans afflicted with chronic disease are turning to unregulated markets such as Craigslist to find insulin and other necessary medications because they can’t afford to purchase them at the pharmacy.