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CarePredict, a Florida-based health technology startup, raised $9.5 million in funding for its platform that uses machine-learning-driven wearables to monitor the health and improve the quality of life for senior citizens, according to a report by VentureBeat.

A new feature for a personal diabetes management application leverages AI to predict the likelihood of a user experiencing a hypoglycemic event in the next one to four hours.

People throughout the United Kingdom now have access to an AI-powered app that aims to help people eat better, according to a report by UK Tech News.

Insurance company Cigna is using AI to predict whether patients might abuse and/or overdose on prescription opioids in an effort to reduce consumers from using the substances, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.

K Health, a New York-based health technology company, raised $25 million in a recent funding round for its AI-powered health app that checks symptoms and provides information about a user’s health, according to information available on Crunchbase.

Dozens of hospitals and research institutions across the United States and Europe have joined a new AI-powered medical research network.

San Francisco-based startup Myia Labs has raised $6.75 million in seed funding to further develop its patient-monitoring platform, according to Yahoo Finance.

Researchers with the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston have developed a device that uses AI to automatically detect signs of ovulation in women, according to a recent study. The device could mean a more cost-effective and accurate resource for women looking to plan or prevent pregnancy.

An Atlanta research team has developed a smartphone app that can screen for anemia just by taking a picture of a person’s fingernails—paving the way for a new, noninvasive method to detect and diagnose the condition.

As healthcare leaders prioritize reducing costs, one executive believes the way to get there involves wearable devices with sensors, digital assistants and AI, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.

That smartphone you’re carrying around in your hand could potentially be used as a tool to help recognize signs of depression in patients and lead to earlier intervention, researchers with Stanford University suggested.

The UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, is partnering with Israel-based company CLEW Medical to integrate an AI analytics platform into its Tele-ICU program to help monitor patients and make predictions about life-threatening conditions.