As scientists continue to toil away at creating machine learning algorithms that will one day enslave humanity save us all, artificial intelligence (AI) researchers have discovered that computers are outpacing human doctors in a number of important areas.
Patients with type 2 diabetes should be prescribed physical activity to control blood sugar and improve heart health. That is one of the recommendations in a position paper of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), a branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The paper is published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
The US spent $3.3 trillion on health care in 2016 — the most of any developed country. Yet for the past 50 years, it's had the highest child mortality rate of any other wealthy nation, and some researchers say it's all due to poverty.
Rising ozone pollution in China’s cities has emerged as a major health risk, causing a rise in deaths from strokes and heart disease among vulnerable residents, according to a new study by a team of Chinese researchers.
Lawmakers in Texas, the US, largely failed to take any significant action to address the state's skyrocketing rate of pregnancy-related deaths just months after researchers found it to be the highest in not only the US, but the developed world.
A new drug has been found to significantly reduce the risk of transplantation or death in patients with hepatitis C infection, according to a recent study by researchers at Intermountain Healthcare's Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.