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MIT: AI platform beats existing models at predicting cancer risk

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT found a deep learning artificial intelligence platform had a high success rate in detecting breast cancer risk. WHY IT MATTERS The model retrospectively identified women at high risk of developing breast cancer from nearly 90,000 prior consecutive screening mammograms taken at Massachusetts General Hospital… Read More »

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure for those at risk of heart disease

When combined with a diet low in saturated fats, eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new Penn State study. In a randomized, controlled trial, researchers examined the effects of replacing some of the saturated fats in participants’ diets with walnuts. They found that when… Read More »

Healthcare risk leaders may be forced to adapt to tidal wave of new risks

Chief financial officers and risk leaders at healthcare organizations are generally aligned, and prepared, when it comes to managing key risk areas — but change is coming. And that change may force some in the industry to adapt. According to new research from Deloitte, there are indications that the risk functions at many healthcare organizations… Read More »