Computer Science

AI could detect Alzheimer’s disease 6 years before a diagnosis

In a new study, researchers used a common type of brain scan and a machine-learning algorithm to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer's disease about six years...

New blood test could detect cancer much earlier

In a new study, researchers have combined "liquid biopsy", epigenetic alterations and machine learning to develop a blood test to detect and classify cancer...

Scientists discover why screen time could disrupt sleep

For most, the time spent staring at screens—on computers, phones, iPads—constitutes many hours and can often disrupt sleep. Now, Salk Institute researchers have pinpointed how...

“YouTube Medicine” for prostate cancer information could be dangerous

In a new study, researchers found that the most popular YouTube videos on prostate cancer often offer misleading or biased medical information that poses...

AI could predict heart disease better than doctors

In a recent study, researchers have used artificial intelligence (AI) to build a model that could predict risk of death in patients with heart...
Your PC might need an update to fight ‘Foreshadow’

Your PC might need an update to fight ‘Foreshadow’

A newly discovered processor vulnerability could potentially put secure information at risk in any Intel-based PC manufactured since 2008. It could affect users who rely...
Intel processor vulnerability could put millions of PCs at risk

Intel processor vulnerability could put millions of PCs at risk

A newly discovered processor vulnerability could potentially put secure information at risk in any Intel-based PC manufactured since 2008. It could affect users who rely...
Can AI surpass doctors one day

Can AI surpass doctors one day?

In Google’s developer conference in early May, its CEO Sundar Pichai showed how the company’s newest research in artificial intelligence (AI) could help doctors...
14 key components of creativity

Computer scientists discover 14 key components of creativity

Creativity is a complex, multi-faceted concept encompassing a variety of related aspects, abilities, properties and behaviors. In a recent study, scientists use a computational linguistic...
e-textile

Scientists design a new E-textile that can integrate computers into clothing

E-textiles, also called smart clothing or e-fabrics, are fabrics that enable digital components and electronics to be embedded in them. They can be used to...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

Three common prescribed drugs may increase stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to...