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Google AI can predict heart attack risk

Google AI can predict heart attack risk

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Researchers at Google and its health—tech arm Verily have found that Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) could help identify signals of heart diseases through retinal images.

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The study, published in the journal Nature Biomedical Engineering, showed that deep learning applied to a retinal fundus image, a photograph that includes the blood vessels of the eye, can predict risk factors for heart diseases — from blood pressure to smoking status.

About Google:

  • Google is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
  • Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, California. 
  • In  2016, company  announced the Google Station initiative to make public Wi-Fi available around the world, with initial deployment in India.
  • Alexa, a company that monitors commercial web traffic, lists Google.com as the most visited website in the world
  • Unofficial slogan was "Don't be evil". 
  • Headquarter:California.US

 

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