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US man thanks Apple Watch for saving his life

James Green from New York tweeted: "'Never thought a stupid lil [sic] wrist computer I bought two years ago would save my life."<p>Have you ever thought …

Smartwatches

Is Your Company Doing These Three Things to Prepare for Exponential Technologies?

We are on the cusp of huge breakthroughs in AI and related fields that have the potential to change just about everything as we know it.<p>Many things in today's world are growing exponentially, but perhaps nothing faster than technology. As these exponential technologies continue to grow, they will …

Innovation

Top 10 Powerful Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Tips For Executives

2<b>Top 10 Powerful Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Tips For Executives</b><p>There have been many “periods” all through mankind’s history, the …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Really Hard Decisions Coming Our Way

« The New Work of Network Leadership | Main<p>| No comments<p>Things are about to get interesting. You've likely heard that Google's DeepMind recently beat …

Intelligence

The Human Cell Atlas: from vision to reality

As an ambitious project to map all the cells in the human body gets officially under way, Aviv Regev, Sarah Teichmann and colleagues outline some key …

Genetics

Colorectal cancer: New, less toxic drug target uncovered

A team of researchers at the Francis Crick Institute in London, in the United Kingdom, set out to explore novel therapeutic options for treating …

Cancer

Everything You Need to Know About CRISPR Genome Editing

Imagine being able to cure any genetic disease, prevent bacteria from resisting antibiotics, alter mosquitoes so they can't transmit malaria, prevent …

Genetics

Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care

Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it …

Cancer

What DNA Testing Companies’ Terrifying Privacy Policies Actually Mean

You probably wouldn’t hand out your social security number without having a pretty good idea of how that information was going to be used, right? …

Privacy

Polyphenols: Health benefits and polyphenol-rich foods

Polyphenols are a category of chemicals that naturally occur in plants. There are more than 500 unique polyphenols. Collectively, these chemicals are …

Healthy Eating

When you die you know you're dead: Major study shows mind still works after the body shows no sign of life

Death just became even more scary: scientists say people are aware they’re dead because their consciousness continues to work after the body has …

Consciousness

How to Spend $1,900 on Gene Tests Without Learning a Thing - MIT Technology Review

It can’t be good when America’s most famous cardiologist, one with 114,000 Twitter followers, posts to social media that your product’s value is …

DNA

Scientists just unlocked the catalyst for cancerous relapse

Cancer Relapse<p>New research has shown that cancer cells that survive treatment may effectively wake themselves up and resume growing by tapping into …

Cancer

An Insightful Look Into the the Remarkable Progress That's Been Made In Treating Breast Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, ACS Reactions has put together a truly insightful animation that looks into the amazing amount of progress …

Cancer

Could Apple 'Disrupt' the Retail Healthcare Market?

Wall Street kept its cool Tuesday, Oct. 17, after reports surfaced that Apple Inc. (AAPL) was in talks to acquire health clinic startup Crossover …

Health Care

New types of therapy mean cancer is going to become ever more survivable

Science is making cancer treatments more precise in many different ways<p>There are few whose lives have not been touched by cancer. It cuts down …

Cancer

Bringing Cancer Research Back to the Basics

Every day, care teams at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) treat people with cancer in the hope of destroying their disease. Behind the front lines, …

Biology

Scientists discover a new way of diagnosing breast cancer — using artificial intelligence

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are fighting to make breast cancer diagnosis more efficient — and they've turned to …

Cancer

In early study, rare tumors respond to precision therapy

Treatment of rare tumors can be improved with a “precision medicine” approach of matching treatment to the molecular profile of the cancers, …

Cancer

A Short Guide to Strategy for Entrepreneurs

The traditional rules of business sometimes appear to be being upended by today’s mega-trends of multi-sided platforms, big data, machine learning and AI, crowdsourcing, Internet of Things, and more. These trends have in fact transformed the world of business immeasurably. But they have certainly …

Harvard Business Review

Cancer recurrence may be stopped with immunotherapy

It is common for cancer to unexpectedly recur after a patient is cleared of the disease. New research sheds light on why this happens, zooming in on …

Cancer

Schizophrenia affects whole-brain connectivity, major study finds

In the largest study of its kind to date, 160 scientists from 27 institutions worldwide set out to examine how schizophrenia affects the brain's …

The Brain

Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence 101 For Executives

AI will continue to uncover data for all of the organizations that add machine-learning platforms.<p>There have been many "ages" throughout human history, most notably the industrial age and the digital age. Now, we have officially entered the age of artificial intelligence (AI). Within this AI age …

Machine Learning

We may have found a pathway that controls aging

Cracking Aging in Animals<p>A team of researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has identified a conserved molecular pathway …

Longevity

Leukemia: Cancer cells killed off with diabetes drug

Scientists may have found an innovative way to kill off cancer cells in acute myeloid leukemia, all the while preserving and regenerating healthy red …

Medicine

How Artificial Intelligence Technology Can Now Classify Skin Cancer As Well As Dermatologists In Ongoing Research

A team of artificial intelligence researchers and dermatologists at Stanford University has shown that a profound learning calculation can …

Artificial Intelligence

What Is Cancer?

A Collection of Related Diseases<p>Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases. In all types of cancer, some of the body’s cells begin …

While software nibbles, services are eating the healthcare world

Health IT may be dead, but tech-enabled services are thriving<p>Recently, a debate has been waging about whether digital health is dead. Undoubtedly, a …

Digital Health

Research suggests link between hair dye and breast cancer

Women should limit dyeing their hair to five times a year to reduce the risk of breast cancer, a surgeon and professor has urged.<p>Professor Kefah …

Cancer

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …

Cancer