Category Archive: Innovation

Time is of the Essence: Apple Watch vs Diabetes

February 8, 2018

Apple Watch is getting good at detecting medical problems.  Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac Apple Watch detects diabetes with 85% accuracy Buster Hein/Feb 7, 2018 Figuring out if you have diabetes could soon be as easy as strapping on an Apple Watch. A new study from Cardiogram shows that by using heart rate monitors on wearables like the Apple Watch, neural networks can now detect whether the wearer has early signs of diabetes with astonishing accuray.  Medical researchers have been on…

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PICU Liber8: Dr. Karen Choong and HHS PICU Team set innovative PICU programme free

September 6, 2017

After 2 years of hard work, my brilliant wife, Prof. Karen Choong and her outstanding PICU team at McMaster University Children's Hospital have launched PICU LIBER8, an innovative PICU programme aimed at improving outcomes and reducing PICU morbidity. It will change the way we treat our critically ill children in the years to come. Enjoy! P  

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Apple secretly working on glucose monitoring for diabetes

April 26, 2017

Apple has a super-secretive initiative to develop sensors that can noninvasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels. Source: Apple secretly working on glucose monitoring for diabetes

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Scewo Stair Climbing Wheelchair Review » The Gadget Flow

April 3, 2017

Introducing the Scewo Stair Climbing Wheelchair. This incredible device is bringing a new level of mobility to those without it. Source: Scewo Stair Climbing Wheelchair Review » The Gadget Flow

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Assessing Diabetic Retinopathy: There’s an app for that.

December 2, 2016

Deep-Learning Algorithm Shows Promise in Diabetic Eyes Automated software accurately identifies referable retinopathy SAVESAVED             REGISTER TODAY Earn Free CME Credits by reading the latest medical news in your specialty. SIGN UP by Kristen Monaco  Contributing Writer, MedPage Today November 30, 2016  This article is a collaboration between MedPage Today® and:   Action Points     An algorithm based on deep machine learning demonstrated high sensitivity and specificity for detecting referable diabetic retinopathy, researchers reported. In two…

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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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