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UK government pledges $303 million for A.I. project to tackle cancer, dementia and heart disease

BrianAJackson | iStock | Getty Images The U.K. government has announced £250 million ($ 303 million) in funding to create a National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab that focuses on healthcare. The lab will, according to authorities, hope to improve cancer screening by speeding up test results; identify patients who are “most at risk” of heart… Read More »

Anemia May Increase Dementia Risk

A new study confirms earlier reports that anemia — a condition caused by having too little hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying component of red blood cells — increases the risk for dementia. It found that having high hemoglobin levels does so as well. Dutch researchers looked at 12,305 people without dementia at the start of the study,… Read More »