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Driving behaviors harbor early signals of dementia

Using naturalistic driving data and machine learning techniques, researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed highly accurate algorithms for detecting mild cognitive impairment and dementia in older drivers. Naturalistic driving data refer to data captured through in-vehicle recording devices or other […]

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Early anticoagulation may not up survival in severe COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Early therapeutic anticoagulation does not appear to affect survival among critically ill adults with COVID-19, according to a study published online Jan. 26 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Hanny Al-Samkari, M.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, and colleagues evaluated the incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and major bleeding in […]

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Gates says coronavirus could still be risk through early 2022

California restaurant owner on staying open despite coronavirus shutdown order: ‘I really have no choice’ Cronie’s Sports Grill co-owner Dave Foldes discusses his decision to keep his business open despite shutdown orders on ‘America’s News HQ.’ Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, struck a sobering tone during an interview on Sunday and while he expressed […]

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Chatbot may detect early dementia in time for intervention

If Alzheimer’s dementia is identified early, at the stage of Mild Cognitive Impairment, for instance, the decline in neural functioning can be stabilized or even curtailed in some cases, research has found. QUT Ph.D. data science researcher Ahmed Alkenani has developed automatic machine learning models using language features to identify multiple stages of dementia, including […]