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Machine Learning and the self-terminating gene

Machines learning promises us a future where hefty and complex data can be analyzed in no time and patterns can be logically drawn from an ocean of randomness. Apart from electronic medical records, the human gene and genome has also rendered a sizeable playing field. Machine learning method is either supervised: training involving labeled DNA…

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Is Artificial Empathy crucial for virtual doctors?

In 2012, a large scale Italian study had found a close relationship between physician empathy and clinical outcomes of diabetic patients. This natural gesture was also found to be helpful in reducing severity of patients down with common cold. Apart from empathy, the mere ability to recognize emotions is believed to aid doctors in the…

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An overview of EMRs: its flaws and applause

When the use of Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) became inevitable in 2009 when former President Obama signed it into the legislation, some called it a scandal as the company which offers the system was granted a lucrative return. On the other hand, medical institutions and care providers, who were affected most by the change, were…