Neural-Network Excels in Breast Cancer Detection

Neural-Network Excels in Breast Cancer Detection

Deep learning neural networks now offer the best hope for detecting breast cancer. The latest CDC study reports about 247,200 new diagnoses of breast cancer in women and men and nearly 41,500 fatalities every year. Previously, we wrote about work by a research team...
Pentax Monitor Detects Polyps Using AI

Pentax Monitor Detects Polyps Using AI

Doctors diagnose 140,000 to 150,000 new cases of colorectal cancer each year in the U.S., according to the CDC. In 2016, for example, there were 141,270 reported new cases of colon and rectum cancer and 52,286 deaths. The 5-year colorectal cancer survival rate for...
Wearable Dialysis Device Gains Home Stretch Funds

Wearable Dialysis Device Gains Home Stretch Funds

We wrote earlier this year about Singapore-based AWAK Technologies’ wearable dialysis device for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). AWAK was back in the news this year, with continued positive results from clinical studies and an FDA breakthrough...