Google’s Artificial Intelligence beats human Intelligence in breast cancer diagnosis

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The yellow rectangle indicates where the AI system found cancer hidden in the breast tissue. Six previous radiologists couldn’t find cancer in routine mammograms. Source: Northwestern University

A research recently published in Nature reports the results of an AI model developed by Google for the diagnosis of breast cancer by scanning digital mammograms. Continue reading

Doctor app and the cyberchondria

Raise your hand if you never look in internet for information about symptoms, distress, therapies. Health is, indeed, one of the most consulted topics through the web. We shouldn’t be surprised if several apps replying to this demand have arisen, to provide medical information and diagnostic suggestions. However, they present some risks. Continue reading