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    Genentech Clinical Trials Are Using Virtual Reality to Train Eye Surgeons

    Genentech has started a clinical trial for an eye implant, the size of a grain of rice, that will treat wet age-related macular degeneration by continuously releasing a drug to treat the disease. More than 1 million people over the age of 50 are affected by the disease. Genentech has invested...
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    Amazon Comprehend Medical Uses ML to Process Unstructured Medical Text

    Amazon AWS has announced Amazon Comprehend Medical to leverage the power of its new HIPAA-eligible Machine Learning expertise to perform medical language processing on unstructured medical text to identify information such as patient diagnosis, treatments, dosages, symptoms and signs, and more...
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    Texas Hospitals Are the First in the Country to Feature a Robot Helper

    Moxi is a socially intelligent robot that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to create facial expressions to convey information to staff members at a hospital. It is not a chatbox robot; in fact it makes very little noise other than to announce its presence. It is designed to perform menial...
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    Superpower Glass Empowers Google Glass to Offer Hope to Kids with Autism

    Superpower Glass is a clinical trial that harnesses the power of Google Glass to help children with autism. It does this by doling out positive reinforcement when they recognize smiles and other emotions shown in their glasses. The conventional flash cards in traditional autism therapy are...