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Aspirin Use and Cancer

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Aspirin is a humble drug. Aspirin tablets have been on shelves in drugstores, grocery stores, airport shops, quickmarts and many other outlets since 1915. In addition to pain relief, its benefits include reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke by reducing the production of hormones that can lead to the blood clots that are keep reading

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Dr. Sperling’s Early Contributions to AI in Imaging

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Considering ever-developing advances in computational power and availability of large data sets, the marriage of humans and machines in future clinical practice seems inevitable. Therefore, regardless of their feelings, the radiologists should be familiar with these concepts.[i] A seemingly unquenchable thirst for efficient, highly accurate and patient-friendly imaging drives the ongoing integration of Artificial Intelligence keep reading

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Predicting Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke Based on CT Scans

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These days, it’s more important than even to protect your personal privacy and keep your information secure. Every day, we hear about identity theft, hackers, cybercrime, and security breaches. Just the thought of a thief or cyberattack penetrating not only our individual virus protection, firewalls, etc. but also those of our banking security or credit keep reading

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine – Part 6: Impact of AI on the Doctor-Patient Relationship

“Physicians are valued for being brilliant diagnosticians and they now have more information and tools and technology at their disposal than ever before; yet patients don’t feel cared for, and doctors don’t feel like they can care for patients enough.”[i] Abraham Verghese, MD is hardly a household name, but among many doctors he is something keep reading

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine – Part 5: Benefiting Humanity While Protecting Individual Privacy

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“…when clinical data are used to provide care, the primary purpose for acquiring the data is fulfilled. At that point, clinical data should be treated as a form of public good, to be used for the benefit of future patients.” From Mar. 2029 Radiological Society of North America’s Special Report[i] How much does your privacy keep reading

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine – Part 4: Will AI Make Mistakes that Harm Patients?

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The most obvious risk is that AI systems will sometimes be wrong, and that patient injury or other health-care problems may result.[i] There are many levels in which Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already serving the field of medicine, but two of them involve direct impact on patients: enhance patient information available to doctors (e.g. diagnosis, keep reading
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