Computers diagnosing Alzheimer's disease

An ordinary computer can be trained to tell the difference between patients with the disease and those without.

Computers have a better record of accurately diagnosing Alzheimer's disease than human physicians do. They read MRI brain scans and compare them to a database of known cases.

Read the full report on BBC: "Computers 'spot Alzheimer's fast'"
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