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When diagnosis time means life or death, NVIDIA’s advanced AI can save lives

We may buy new smartphones and laptops every year or two, but when it comes expensive medical computers, that’s not an option. There are more than …

Machine Learning

What is mitochondrial disease? The condition Peter Kay is raising awareness of through The Lily Foundation

<b>Mitrochondrial disease is a term which</b> <b>covers a range of often devastating conditions involving the failure of mitochondria, which live inside …

The problem with overusing antibiotics

When they were developed nearly a century ago, antibiotics were intended as a last resort.<p>But between 2000 and 2015, antibiotic use more than doubled …

Newly discovered metabolic mechanism could be an off-switch for inflammation

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have uncovered a new metabolic process involved in the immune system's inflammatory processes. The discovery …

Johns Hopkins investigators unravel biological roots of pulmonary hypertension

Working with cells that line the innermost layer of the blood vessels, Johns Hopkins investigators say they have made a leap forward in understanding …

Duration of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Stage III Colon Cancer

Since 2004, oxaliplatin with a fluoropyrimidine has been standard adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with stage III colon cancer. Three phase 3 trials …

Colon Cancer

Has the Joy of Medicine Been Lost?

Many doctors say they would never recommend a medical career to their children. Burnout is a serious problem.

What Is Super Gonorrhea? First Ever Case Reported of "World's Worst" Strain

The clap claps back.<p>For years, there were warnings of a strain of super gonorrhea, as the widespread use of the same antibiotics would lead the …

Duration of Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer

Six months of chemotherapy with oxaliplatin plus a fluoropyrimidine is standard in stage III colon cancer, but oxaliplatin is associated with …

13-Year-Old Boy Is First Person In US To Receive Newly Approved Gene Therapy For Blindness

On Tuesday, a 13-year-old boy from New Jersey was at the center of medical history as he became the first person in the US to receive an FDA-approved …

Harvard researchers say they have 'reversed' a sign of aging in mice: Study

Researchers at Harvard Medical School have published a study that, they suggest, shows it might be possible to reverse one sign of aging in mice.<p>The …

Ibuprofen could stop Alzheimer's, say researchers

You may have taken ibuprofen today, be it to ease a headache or alleviate back pain. But there might be more to this common medication than pain …

Using AI to Invent New Medical Tests

Artificial Intelligence, which has already had a major impact on industries such as transportation, retail, energy, and banking, is only just beginning to be applied in medicine. Its profound capabilities hold promise for enabling early detection of disease and metabolic abnormalities and hope for …

Multiple sclerosis: What you need to know

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system. It affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves.<p>Symptoms range …

Multiple Sclerosis

Coding at birth: Nuffield Council on Bioethics publishes briefing note on whole genome sequencing of babies

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has today published a briefing note that examines the ethical issues raised by whole genome sequencing of …

With 1 Sentence, This NBA Champion Coach Teaches Everything You Need to Know About Emotional Intelligence

Controlling our emotional responses is hard to do, but when the stakes are high, nothing is more important.<p>Over the summer, San Antonio Spurs five-time all-star basketball player LaMarcus Aldridge asked his coach, Greg Popovich, to be traded. That's basically the worst thing a coach or leader wants …

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring. Although it …

20 meteor shower photos that’ll inspire you to shoot the Leonids

The Leonids meteor shower is one of the most spectacular celestial events visible to the naked eye. The shower peaks Friday, Nov. 17—a perfect …

Meteor Showers

Elon Musk, Michio Kaku, Ray Kurzweil, And Stephen Hawking: Is The Future Exciting Or Terrifying? [Opinion]

Elon Musk, Michio Kaku, Ray Kurzweil, Stephen Hawking, and so many others are advising that rapid changes in technology will change the way people …

Transgender fish filmed changing sex for BBC’s Blue Planet II

Mating is never easy when you have an unsightly bulbous appendage protruding from your head.<p>But the male Asian Sheepshead Wrasse has even greater problems to contend with.<p>The female wrasse is endowed with the extraordinary ability to unexpectedly switch gender, a change which not only scuppers any …

Universal Paperclips

There’s a new meta game by Frank Lantz making the rounds: Universal Paperclips, “in which you play an AI who makes paperclips”. Basically, you click …

New Tech Is Giving Humanity Many Potential Paths to Immortality

by Tom Ward and Chelsea Gohd August 17, 2017 Enhanced Humans 25475<p>The 2045 Movement and Four Routes to Immortality<p>Herodotus’s Fountain of Youth. …

Seeking Success? 8 Things You Must Forget About

<i>Most of us have a definition of success. It can include any or all of the following:</i><p>Doing what we love<br>• Making lots of money<br>• Being comfortable with who …

Humanity Needs Science To Survive And Thrive

Hi there, world. It’s been a long time since you’ve had a heart-to-heart with science, but there’s no better opportunity than right now. There are a whole slew of problems facing our nation and the world today, and I’m afraid you’re going to need it for all of them if you want to get through them …

Northwestern University

The future of artificial intelligence: two experts disagree

<i>Artificial intelligence (AI) promises to revolutionise our lives, drive our cars, diagnose our health problems, and lead us into a new future where</i> …

A Matter of Time

Craig Callender is a professor of philosophy at the University of California, San Diego. His work focuses on the philosophy of science, especially …

How artificial intelligence will transform IT operations and devops

To state that DevOps and IT operations teams will face new challenges in the coming years sounds a bit redundant, as their core responsibility is to solve problems and overcome challenges.<p>However, with the dramatic pace in which the current landscape of processes, technologies, and tools are …

Don’t Quit On Yourself

<b>Life is full of struggle.</b> We’re destined to face pain and have everything blow up in our face. This very idea only became known to me eight weeks …