AI can predict if you will die within next year

New York, Nov 11 : After looking at standard ECG tests, Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help identify patients most likely to die of any medical cause within a year, claim researchers. To reach this conclusion, researchers from Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania analyzed the results of 1.77 million ECGs and other records from almost 400,000 […]

Youth with abnormal heart rhythms more likely to have ADHD

New York, Nov 11 : Children and teenagers with abnormal heart rhythms (cardiac arrhythmias) are more likely to have depression, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as compared to those of similar ages without chronic medical conditions, researchers have warned. “This may be the first study of this size looking at children and teenagers […]

Discount on drugs can make you buy more

Toronto, Nov 11 : Researchers have found that brand-name drug discount cards are leading to higher healthcare spending in Canada. Brand-name drug discount cards — also known as co-pay cards — are coupons offered by drug manufacturers to encourage patients to use brand-name drugs even after much cheaper generics became available. Despite often boosting savings […]

Older adults can opt for weight-loss surgery: Study

London, Nov 11 : Weight-loss or bariatric surgeries are not usually performed in people above the age of 65. But researchers, including Indian-origin, have now found that these procedures could lead to successful weight loss and better diabetes control in older adults. The study, presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Brighton, UK, […]