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Trade secrets versus patients' rights: Researchers to explore intersection of healthcare, AI – Duke Chronicle

Patients may have questions about artificial intelligence-driven healthcare—which is at odds with protecting “trade secrets.”  A group of Duke researchers recently received a $ 196,000 grant to address the problem and help patients understand the rationale behind artificial intelligence-enabled health care delivery.  Although machine learning is becoming increasingly sophisticated, problems still arise when it is… Read More »

Researchers identify genes associated with polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects one in 10 women of reproductive age. It is characterized by irregular menstrual cycles, facial hair or acne and an increased number of eggs arrested in development. Many women also suffer from weight gain, Type 2 diabetes and depression. While first characterized by the medical community in the mid-1930s, few… Read More »

Cancer may no longer be deadly in future, say British researchers announcing breakthrough

LONDON — Scientists have discovered a breakthrough treatment to fight cancer, and claim the disease will no longer be deadly for future generations. Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute in London believe it is possible to strengthen the body’s defences by transplanting immune cells from strangers. Patients will begin to receive the new treatment next year,… Read More »