Archive: Nov 2016

NEWSFLASH!!!! Robots are taking over the world. (at least to help diagnose diabetic end organ damage)

November 30, 2016

Artificial intelligence screens for diabetic retinopathy Google scientists say ‘deep learning’ algorithm has high sensitivity and specificity WRITTEN BY ANDREW SKELLY ON NOVEMBER 29, 2016 FOR CANADIANHEALTHCARENETWORK.CA  Read more articles on:  diabetes  Email Print Text size Comment In yet another sign of the growth of artificial intelligence research in medicine, Google researchers have published a paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association showing their image-recognition software could effectively screen for diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Varun Gulshan (PhD) of Google Inc. in Mountain View, Calif., and colleagues employed…

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How RANK-L Testing Could Identify Acute Charcot | Podiatry Today

November 16, 2016

How RANK-L Testing Could Identify Acute Charcot Thursday, 11/10/16 | 257 readsDavid G. Armstrong DPM MD PhD  39  4  1 googleplus0 Could a better test for acute Charcot neuroarthropathy be right around the corner? A recent study in the International Journal of Medical Sciences concludes that a test for receptor activator of nuclear factor-kB ligand (RANK-L) in peripheral blood mononuclear cells could be a complementary tool to use as a marker for Charcot.1 The study focused on nine patients with diabetes and researchers found that RANK-L was…

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November 16, 2016

Could a better test for acute Charcot neuroarthropathy be right around the corner?

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