“Inactive” pill ingredients could raise the dose of your medication

With help from artificial intelligence, researchers identify hidden power of vitamin A and ordinary chewing gum glaze.

Kim Martineau | MIT Quest for Intelligence
March 17, 2020 | mit

~8 mins

Tags: quest-for-intelligence mechanical-engineering koch-institute mit-ibm-watson-ai-lab research pharmaceuticals disease machine-learning artificial-intelligence algorithms medicine health-care school-of-engineering

Moving beyond “defensive medicine”

Study shows removing liability concerns slightly increases C-section procedures during childbirth.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office
March 11, 2020 | mit

~6 mins

Tags: economics health-care medicine research school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-science

How to tackle depression in Japan?

CCI and Takeda collaborate on a theoretical approach leveraging networks of people and machines in support of individuals experiencing depression.

Annalyn Bachmann | Center for Collective Intelligence
Feb. 4, 2020 | mit

~3 mins

Tags: research depression disease systems-engineering center-for-collective-intelligence industry collaboration health-care technology-and-society apps mental-health

In health care, does “hotspotting” make patients better?

Study shows no effect from program intended to reduce repeated hospitalizations by targeting high-cost patients.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office
Jan. 8, 2020 | mit

~8 mins

Tags: health-care research economics aging medicine health abdul-latif-jameel-poverty-action-lab-j-pal national-institutes-of-health-nih sloan-school-of-management school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences

New health insurance insights

MIT economists analyze how patients and health care providers value Medicaid.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office
Dec. 15, 2019 | mit

~9 mins

Tags: school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences economics health medicine national-institutes-of-health-nih national-science-foundation-nsf health-care research

Machine learning shows no difference in angina symptoms between men and women

Finding could help overturn the prevailing notion that men and women experience angina differently.

Becky Ham | MIT Media Lab
Nov. 6, 2019 | mit

~9 mins

Tags: media-lab machine-learning research health health-care medicine women algorithms school-of-architecture-and-planning

Recovering “lost dimensions” of images and video

Model could recreate video from motion-blurred images and “corner cameras,” may someday retrieve 3D data from 2D medical images.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office
Oct. 16, 2019 | mit

~7 mins

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology 3-d 2-d algorithms imaging machine-learning health-care health-sciences-and-technology computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering

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