The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first autonomous artificial intelligence diagnostic system, IDx-DR and the University of Iowa Healthcare has become the first healthcare organization to implement it.
Autoimmune hepatitis is a chronic disease more commonly seen in females, where the human body’s immune system goes awry and attacks its healthy liver cells. This immune response causes hepatitis i.e. inflammation of the liver. If left untreated, this disease can result in complications such as cirrhosis of the liver and/or hepatic failure.
Bristol-Myers Squibb’s recent immunotherapy combo won FDA approval for patients with a rare colon cancer. The combinational medicine was formulated between an older medicine named Yervoy and a new cancer-fighter Opdivo. This combo drug focuses on repairing the mismatch gene.
Onychomycosis is a fungal infection that causes nail disfigurement, pain and infection and impacts millions of people throughout the world. Though several antifungal treatments are currently available, they often fail for various reasons.
Hepatitis is defined as liver inflammation usually caused by the hepatitis virus. There are of 5 types of hepatitis: A, B, C, D and E. At times, our own immune system will attack the liver, which is termed as autoimmune hepatitis disease. Common symptoms include fever, jaundice, fatigue, abdominal pain, dark urine, pale stool, loss of appetite and weight loss.
Kibbutz Shefayim from an Israel-based startup company named Zebra Medical Vision announced that it has successfully received FDA clearance for an algorithm, which could aid physicians to quantify a patient’s coronary artery calcification.
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