Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
30 December, 2019

This week: In 2020, health technology will empower patients - Artificial intelligence diagnosing disease - Six tips to reduce the impact of sleepiness - and more.

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In 2020, health technology will empower patients

Consumerism is expected to play a key role in defining the future of healthcare technologies as patients demand transparency from their providers and the industry. -


Wearable sweat sensor shows promise in detecting gout biomarkers and more

Researchers have recently found that a wearable sensor can monitor the levels of metabolites and nutrients present in a person’s blood by analyzing sweat. -


Artificial intelligence diagnosing disease

Artificial intelligence (AI) appears to detect diseases from medical imaging with similar levels of accuracy as healthcare professionals, the international systematic review and meta-analysis found. -


One of the many faces of codeine addiction

Jessica Khachan lives in Sydney with her husband and two kids, who are 14 and 12, in what she describes as ‘a normal suburban household’. She is also one of the increasing number of Australians with a history of codeine addiction. -


Six tips to reduce the impact of sleepiness

Most of us have endured the dreaded experience of trying to survive a busy day on minimal sleep. Getting less than the amount of sleep our body requires makes us feel groggy, irritable and reduces our ability to concentrate. -


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