Health Problems

Regulatory policy changes needed to bring AI into clinical decision making, study says

A new white paper from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy outlines the policy needs for incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into diagnosis and other types of clinical decision support software with effective innovation, regulation and patient protections. “AI is now poised to disrupt health care, with the potential to improve patient outcomes, reduce costs, and […]

Health Problems

Urbanization changes shape of mosquitoes’ wings

The mosquito Aedes aegypti is the main transmission vector of dengue, Zika, yellow fever and chikungunya in Brazil. It is highly adapted to urban environments and rarely found in forested areas. The mosquito Anopheles cruzii is the primary vector of Plasmodium, the protozoan parasite that causes malaria in humans. It mostly inhabits the countryside and […]