Artificial Intelligence

Self-taught artificial intelligence beats doctors at predicting heart attacks

Science – Doctors have lots of tools for predicting a patient’s health. But—as even they will tell you—they’re no match for the complexity of the human body. Heart attacks in particular are hard to anticipate. Now, scientists have shown that computers capable of teaching themselves can perform even better than standard medical guidelines, significantly increasing prediction rates. […]

Business

These big medtech names performed the best in early 2017

MassDevice – More than four-fifths of the 100 largest medical device companies in the world saw their stock prices increase during the first three months of 2017. The situation suggests that even with the uncertainty around what the Trump administration in the U.S. is going to do, investors are confident that the future looks bright for the industry. […]