Autistic individuals are more likely to experience chronic physical and mental health problems than their peers without ASD. Additionally, those on the autism spectrum are more likely to report inadequacies in health care services provided to them.
Recent studies have found significant biases in artificial intelligence algorithms. Researchers are raising their concerns about AI biases associated with medical devices and algorithms used to analyze health risks. If left unchecked, they say, the technologies could continue to perpetuate sex, gender, and race biases that could exacerbate health care disparities.
Intermittent social distancing may have to be employed to reduce the burden on the health care system as a result of COVID-19. If COVID-19 is a seasonal ailment, like the flu, a new model shows physical distancing occurring between 25 and 75% of the time would help build up herd immunity and prevent health system overload.
With the peak of COVID-19 cases occurring between 3.5 to four weeks after controlled interventions were put into place in China, US researchers are urging the public to ramp up social distancing efforts and increase testing immediately.
Researchers report on why being born and raised in certain areas can have a dramatic impact on your life expectancy.
A new study reports there is a major disconnect between the patient's priorities and doctors when it comes to information needed to make decisions about treatments for depression.
A new study reports brain areas associated with moral and social disgust are triggered in people when they believe healthcare funding is split unequally.
Relying on inexperienced staff to observe suicidal patients puts the patients at risk, a new study reports.