Essential Medical Reading
Your Weekly Roundup of the Most-Read News and Clinical References from Your Peers
Golden Years, Digital Gears: Digital Health For Aging Populations
As healthcare professionals, understanding the crucial link between perceived usefulness, ease of use, and tech literacy is paramount. Prolonged independence emerges as a compelling motivator for seniors to embrace digital health innovations, providing a pathway to improved quality of life.
Geriatrics November 28th 2023
Radiologists Outperform AI in Identifying Lung Diseases on Chest X-rays
In the intricate realm of chest X-ray interpretation, AI shines in detecting diseases but falls short in discerning their absence, especially in complex cases. Lead author Dr. Louis Plesner cautions against relying solely on AI, emphasizing the indispensable role of human radiologists.
Internal Medicine November 28th 2023
Scientists Build on Artificial Intelligence to Create Next-generation Gastric Acid Treatment
Learn how AI-driven drug design has led to a compound with 10 times stronger binding than current inhibitors, opening new possibilities for efficient and reliable treatments.
Gastroenterology November 28th 2023
Large-Scale Assessment of a Smartwatch to Identify Atrial Fibrillation
The study underscores the potential of user-owned devices in health monitoring. With a positive predictive value of 0.84, the smartwatch app could be a significant step towards large-scale, user-driven monitoring for atrial fibrillation.
Cardiology November 28th 2023
AI and 10 Seconds of Voice can Screen for Diabetes, New Study Reveals
Unlocking a new era in diabetes detection, Klick Labs’ study showcases the transformative power of voice technology and AI. With 10 seconds of voice and basic health data, an accuracy of 89% for women and 86% for men is achieved, heralding a potential revolution in healthcare screening.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism November 28th 2023
ChatGPT: A Pocket-sized Mentor or a Useless AI Gadget? Doctors Debate its Role in Medicine
In the evolving landscape of AI in medicine, physicians grapple with the dual promises and challenges of ChatGPT. Privacy concerns, accuracy debates, and the potential to revolutionize patient care – discover the nuanced perspectives shaping the future of healthcare.
All Specialties November 28th 2023