Medicine Personal Growth

50 Years of Research Reveals 3 Ways You Can Live Longer and Be Happier

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April 7, 2021
Reading Time: 3 minutes Be happier and live longer by taking these three steps. What Is Life Without Happiness? We all want to be happy, and science can help. This report examines happiness patterns over more than 50 years. Then it suggests a straightforward and direct approach we can use to gain the best out of life. Source: Wavebreakmedia/Depositphotos.com        […]
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From Selfie to Diagnosis: Detect Heart Disease by Snapping Pictures

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March 31, 2021
Reading Time: 3 minutes We all take them. Soon selfies might actually keep us healthy. AI, Selfies, and the Future of Medicine  Based on how quickly AI-based machines are advancing, the future is very exciting. The healthcare industry is on the cutting edge, and experts are encouraging the adoption of wearables to improve diagnosis and treatment. First, there were […]
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What Is the Meaning of Life? Sorry, but That’s Kind of a Stupid Question

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March 23, 2021
Reading Time: 7 minutes What one unforgettable patient taught me about life’s meaning. 82 Years Young and More Fulfilled Than Ever It was the end of a long and trying day in clinic. I’m a family medicine resident, so my patient list is full – I glanced at the chart. Last one. 82-year-old female in for a routine checkup. […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

AI Can Now Prescribe Medicine

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March 17, 2021
Reading Time: 3 minutes AI and its ever-expanding skillset Is There Anything AI Can’t Do? With artificial intelligence, the possibilities are endless. These machines, models, and algorithms become more human every day – they basically squeeze the decision and discernment power of an active human brain into codes. The results already go beyond our limited capacity. Thus, that AI […]
Artificial Intelligence Medicine

The AI-Formulated Dietary Supplement That Supports Stem Cell Health

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March 10, 2021
Reading Time: 4 minutes GeroProtect’s new product and what it means for stem cell health and function What Are Stem Cells? Stem cells are groups of specialized human cells that can develop into different types. Thus, they are the precursors from which other cells in the body originate. Stem cells are crucial to human development, and conditions like congenital […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Personal Growth

These Chatbots Are Helping With Mental Health Right Now

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March 2, 2021
Reading Time: 4 minutes Chatbots: Technology that Cares Mental Health and Why New Tools Are So Important Delivering proper care to those with mental health needs has always been a challenge. In 2019, the WHO reported that depression affects over 264 million people, and almost 800,000 people die by suicide each year. Additionally, they state that psychological illnesses are the […]
Medicine Physician

Menacing New COVID-19 Variant May Reduce Pfizer Vaccine Efficacy

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February 24, 2021
Reading Time: 3 minutes South African COVID-19 Variant Elicits Weakened Response From Pfizer Vaccine How COVID-19 Variants Come About Since viral particles frequently mutate, treating viral infections like COVID-19 is no simple task. Mutations can produce new variants that are more dangerous and, sometimes, can even render existing vaccines useless. Viral mutations arise from random copying errors that alter […]
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PPE and Me – It’s Complicated

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February 23, 2021
Reading Time: 4 minutes PPE Is Great, but Pandemic Waste Is Piling Up Encountering Discarded Gloves and Masks in Public = Infuriating Sitting at my ‘work-from-home’ quarantine desk, I heard my alarm – time to change the laundry. Donning a mask, I walked down the hallway and opened the laundry room door. I couldn’t help but fixate on the […]
Medicine Physician

A Brief Look At COVID-19 Vaccines And How They Work

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February 17, 2021
Reading Time: 4 minutes Answering Common Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccines What is a Vaccine? A vaccine is a pharmacological agent that is used to prevent viral infection by strengthening the immune system. Unlike bacteria, which are treated with antibiotics, viruses are combated with vaccines, which contain the same elements (be it DNA, RNA, or another antigen) of the […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

Smart Home Technology Could Revolutionize Healthcare Delivery

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February 13, 2021
Reading Time: 5 minutes Do Smart Homes Mean Better Health for the Elderly and Disabled, our Most Vulnerable Populations? Home Care: A Complicated Challenge Caring for the elderly and individuals with disabilities is one of the most nuanced aspects of family medicine. Thus, it is no surprise that caregivers who attend to these two groups can be more at […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Practice

See How Healthcare Cryptocurrencies Are Transforming Healthcare Management

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January 29, 2021
Reading Time: 6 minutes Cryptocurrencies in Healthcare: Are Healthcare Coins the Future? Introduction What if you could get paid just to engage in healthy activities? Yes, you read that right. Imagine a platform that reward you with healthcare cryptocurrencies to exercise, attend gym sessions, to share your medical data with researchers, or to take total control of your health records. […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

Twenty Years of Telesurgery; Improving Healthcare Delivery to Underserved Locations

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January 23, 2021
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Past, Present, and Future of an Incredible Technology Introduction  “Telesurgery is an emerging surgical system that utilizes wireless networking and robotic technology to connect surgeons and patients who are distantly located from one another.”  Raison et al. (2015) It has been twenty years since the first successful telesurgery was conducted in New York, and […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology

Remarkable Discovery: Combining AI and BlockChain Can Improve Healthcare

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January 11, 2021
Reading Time: 5 minutes AI and Blockchain – Working Together To Improve Healthcare Introduction With the incredible innovations already achieved via AI-based techniques like machine learning, computer vision, and more, it is astounding to realize that the world has yet to witness the peak of the impact that AI activities will have in healthcare.   The present solutions face […]
Medicine Practice

See How 8 Digital Health Companies Are Using Cryptocurrency To Reward Users

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December 28, 2020
Reading Time: 5 minutes How Digital Health Companies are Paying Users To Work out, Stay Sober and Share Data Using Crytocurrency Rewards Introduction Cryptocurrencies may change the way we share data or interact with physicians.  What if you could get paid for every calorie you burn? What if your bank account grew for every day you adopted a healthy […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology

Exposed: Four Important Health Tech Trends To Anticipate In 2021

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December 17, 2020
Reading Time: 5 minutes Four Health Tech Trends to Anticipate In 2021   2020: A Year We Want to Forget. But What Can We Learn from It? Can Anything Good Come Out of 2020? Yes, We Believe So. If nothing else, 2020 taught us to be grateful for each day and to appreciate everything around us; life, what we […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology

AI and Diabetes; Promising Research Calls For Jubilation

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December 10, 2020
Reading Time: 5 minutes How Technology Is Beginning to Help Us Address a Major Disease Introduction  As incidence of diabetes increases around the world, it is clear that medicine could use assistance in its diagnosis and maintenance. While there are over 425 million people living globally with the disease, several million more are yet to be identified. Information from the WHO […]
Medicine Physician

Important Facts You Should Know About Diabetes

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November 30, 2020
Reading Time: 5 minutes What To Know About Diabetes A Very Serious and Prevalent Disease Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disease that affects the body’s ability to process glucose, or blood sugar. This leads to an elevation of blood glucose level, which exposes the heart, eyes, nerves, kidneys, and blood vessels to possible damage. Information from the WHO shows that diabetes […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

Outstanding Discovery: AI Is Transforming The Face Of Organ Transplant

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November 19, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes AI is Changing the Face of Organ Transplant Our Slow Progress in Keeping Organs Viable One major challenge for the transplant process has always been that organs are so fragile. Keeping them viable outside the body for an extended time period is a near-impossible task, and information gleaned from research shows that their short lifespans differ. […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

Breakthrough: Drug Synthesized By AI Goes Into Clinical Trials

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November 16, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes An AI-Synthesized Drug Enters Clinical Trials For the First Time Ever.
Emerging Technology Personal Growth

Wearable Devices: The Key To Unlock Your Productivity

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October 19, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes But is Progress Worth the Cost of Our Health?
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

AI and Fertility: The Journey To Better Fertility Treatment

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August 30, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes A Cutting-Edge Discussion about AI’s Eminent Role in Reproduction Introduction Artificial intelligence has been widely useful in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. However, little has been discovered about its capabilities in the realm of fertility treatment. Well, all that is about to change because we will soon experience the first application of AI in […]
Medicine Physician Practice

Paging Doctor Internet: Your Mental Health Expert Is Closer Than You Think

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July 4, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes Mental Healthcare in a more accessible landscape: Online The Idea of Promoting Mental Health in the Patient’s Most Comfortable Environment Why is it necessary for a psychiatrist to have a patient visit an office? Why not convene in the patient’s home? Why place them in an unfamiliar, alien environment? Even the most charming psych offices […]
Emerging Technology Medicine

3 Powerful Discoveries Inspired by COVID-19

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June 26, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes Emergency ventilators, hands-free door handles, and antiviral fabric help shape the way we move forward amidst a pandemic. Positivity Out of Difficulty As the world continues its battle to reduce the spread of COVID-19, specific individuals and organizations are embracing the situation as an opportunity to evolve their offerings. New products will change life as […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

Google’s AI System Bests Radiologists at Detecting Breast Cancer

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May 21, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes Surpassing old limitations in breast cancer screening, Google’s AI vies against radiologists to set new benchmarks. Background A team comprised of researchers from the United Kingdom and the United States recently published information highlighting that an artificial intelligence system designed by Google is better at detecting breast cancer via mammogram screenings than human radiologists. The new […]
Medicine Personal Growth Physician

Safe & Simple Strategies for Gloves, Face Masks, and Hand Washing

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April 30, 2020
Reading Time: 9 minutes Are You Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Correctly? Personal protective equipment (PPE) comes in many shapes and forms. Some items are unique and specialized to certain fields, while others are used for generic purpose. From the former category are beekeepers’ netted veil face masks and firefighters’ thermal-protective gear, both highly specialized. [1] Goggles (eye protection), […]
Medicine Physician

“You Are Not Crazy, They Are”

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April 29, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes When considering mental illness and the way society views it, you must understand that this problem has been ongoing since the dawn of time. Over the last two or three decades, how it is dealt with has changed, but there remains a ton of room for improvement. What is “the norm?” Culture can be defined […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

Supercomputer Identifies 77 Compounds That Can Limit the Spread of COVID-19

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April 23, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Pandemic’s Rise As the world’s fight towards reducing the number of COVID-19 cases rages on, it is clear that the disease is spreading faster than initially anticipated. Thus, our need for a vaccine or a combination of drugs that can assist patients in their full recovery is more paramount. Researchers like Vincent et al. attempted to […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

AI & Robots Winning the Fight Against COVID-19

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April 13, 2020
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4 Risks Associated with AI in the Healthcare Industry

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March 30, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes Intro We have seen artificial intelligence at work in the operating room, records section, consulting room, laboratory, and diagnostics center. In medicine, AI can outperform humans when it comes to arriving at highly researched and accurate results. Emerging technology is completely redefining the industry. The days of crude tools and giant machines have given way […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology

AI Risk and Regulation- EU Commission’s New Framework

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March 24, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes With risk comes regulation. Advancement in the development and deployment of AI-based tools in medicine (and every other area of life) is more rapid than ever. Thus, we must consider the possible risks associated with such systems– questions about regulations are becoming unavoidable. As AI-powered systems and machines are setting a new pace and bringing […]
SOHAIL MERCHANT
Youngstown, Ohio

Medical Doctor (M.D.); Research Fellow at Lumen Foundation Artificial Intelligence Division

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