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Lunit’s AI solution for breast cancer detection gets CE certification

Lunit, a medical AI company specializing in developing AI solutions for radiology and oncology, announced that its AI solution for breast cancer, Lunit INSIGHT MMG, has been CE certified. The medical software, which was certified on 26 May, is now commercially available across the European Economic Area.  Lunit INSIGHT MMG was first introduced at the… Read More »

A trial is under way of the first new antibody medicine developed to treat covid-19 – MIT Technology Review

The news: Patients have started to receive the first antibody drug developed specifically to treat covid-19. It’s being tested in 32 patients at various doses in hospitals in the US. If it’s shown to be safe, the drug, referred to as LY-CoV555, will be studied in non-hospitalized coronavirus patients later this summer. The big idea:… Read More »

The Hair Economy in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Control, Wellness, and Self-Care

The barbershop and beauty salon are important community touch points for health, wellness, and social connection in so many peoples’ lives. In my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen, I feature the black barbershop to introduce a chapter on “The New Retail Health.” In the COVID-19 pandemic, how we’re dealing with hair is… Read More »

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 333 to 181,815: RKI

FILE PHOTO: A passenger rushes past check-in desks prior to the first Lufthansa charter flight for Tianjin, China after the lockdown, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach BERLIN (Reuters) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 333… Read More »

AI is helping reinvent CDS, unlock COVID-19 insights at Mayo Clinic

The technology has matured enough, and the algorithms have been honed in recent years, to the point where there are now two types of artificial intelligence: “old school AI and new school AI,” as medical journalist Paul Cerrato proposed during a recent HIMSS20 Digital Session. For examples of the former, think DeepBlue – the chess-playing… Read More »

Dramatic drops in ER visits likely led to uncounted deaths

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. Hospital officials, anticipating a surge of COVID-19 cases, urged deferring routine, nonemergency care so doctors, nurses, and other personnel could focus… Read More »