NYU Docs are Using Machine Learning to Stop a Stealthy Disease Before It’s Too Late
- Wound Care Advisor August 10th, 2017
- Source: https://woundcareadvisor.com/nyu-docs-are-using-machine-learning-to-stop-a-stealthy-disease-before-its-too-late-2/
Researchers at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering have teamed up with those from the university’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing to develop a machine-learning algorithm that could help detect a lymphatic system disease before doctors are able to.
There is no cure for lymphedema, only physical exercises that can keep the symptoms in check.
Early detection of the disease would allow for physical therapy that could theoretically stop the disease’s progress enough to never allow it to develop.