Some smear test scientists investigated over cervical screening

Some smear test scientists investigated over cervical screening

12 hours ago By Aileen Moynagh & Marie-Louise Connolly, BBC News NI health team Getty Images A small number of biomedical scientists are being investigated following fitness to practise concerns relating to cervical screening in the Southern Trust, BBC News NI understands. In October 2023, it emerged smear tests of more than 17,000 women in the trust … Read more

C3 med-tech secures funding for AI-enabled eye screening devices – ET HealthWorld

C3 med-tech secures funding for AI-enabled eye screening devices – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: C3 Med-Tech, involved in the development and manufacturing of ophthalmic screening devices, announced that it has secured an undisclosed amount from Industrial Metal Powders. This will help it to launch new telemedicine and AI-enabled portable equipment for smooth and quick eye checkups and detecting eye diseases in real-time. Yash Nagarsheth Founder & CEO … Read more

Training on cancer screening begins at Ongole Medical College

Training on cancer screening begins at Ongole Medical College

The three-day training on cancer screening began at Ongole Medical College on Tuesday. College principal Dr. A. Yedukondalu Rao inaugurated the training programme. Speaking on the occasion, he asked the people to stay away from junk foods and practice doing physical exercises regularly to prevent cancer. All the doctors and their supporting staff will participate … Read more

New artificial intelligence tool can help in nerve disorder screening – ET HealthWorld

New artificial intelligence tool can help in nerve disorder screening – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can detect a nerve-related disorder known as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). The tool developed by IISc researchers in collaboration with Aster-CMI Hospital, Bengaluru detects CTS by identifying the median nerve in ultrasound videos. CTS arises … Read more

Lung cancer: Woman once paid in cigarettes welcomes screening

Lung cancer: Woman once paid in cigarettes welcomes screening

Dr Bikram Choudhary, one of the GPs involved in identifying patients eligible for the pilot, said: “We’ve traditionally had a high number of smokers, there’s also been industrial exposure with coal mining and other dust generating industries where people have inhaled particulates and that can lead to lung disease. In this area in particular we … Read more

K’taka govt joins hands with AstraZeneca to deploy AI-based lung cancer screening technology – ET HealthWorld

K’taka govt joins hands with AstraZeneca to deploy AI-based lung cancer screening technology – ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with AstraZeneca Pharma India Ltd., to deploy Artificial Intelligence (AI) based lung cancer screening technology that will screen a patient for 29 lung diseases in one chest X-ray. This AI-powered chest X-ray system developed by healthtech startup ‘Qure.ai’ will help the government detect … Read more