A new artificial intelligence (AI) system diagnosed patients roughly as accurately as human doctors, according to a paper published in Nature Medicine—but it could be years before the technology is ready to treat patients in the United States.
American-Chinese restaurant Panda Express raised $14,301 to support specialized equipment and supplies for The Children's Hospital at Piedmont Columbus Regional, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Georgia, Massachusetts, and Missouri.
While many health care stakeholders argue that big, merged health systems "can offer better care at lower costs," research suggests that rates of mortality and serious complications may rise after a merger, Austin Frakt writes for the New York Times' "The Upshot."
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb in a statement on Monday announced the agency plans to strengthen its oversight of the dietary supplement industry—starting with a series of warnings and advisory letters to companies making unapproved claims to cure, prevent, or treat Alzheimer's disease and other serious health conditions.
House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Mark Takano (D-Calif.) on Friday launched an investigation into the alleged influence of an informal team of Trump advisors, known as the "Mar-a-Lago Crowd," on Veterans Affairs policies.
Studying the human diet is a messy, complicated business, so when it comes to weight loss and dieting, experts don't have all of the answers, Gina Kolata reports for the New York Times. Here's what we can confidently say about dieting and weight loss—and four major questions that remain unanswered.