Tag Archives: Clinical

First 3-parent baby born in clinical trial to treat infertility

3-parent techniques were developed to help mothers avoid passing on mitochondrial disease to their childrenSPL/Getty Images By Helen Thomson A Greek woman has given birth to a baby boy using a controversial technique that combines DNA from three people, in the first clinical trial of its kind to treat infertility. The boy was born on… Read More »

Providers begin using AI to improve clinical decision making

Healthcare organizations across the country are beginning to cash in on early efforts in artificial intelligence and data visualization. First reports on initial efforts to use these advanced technologies show tantalizing potential. At Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have developed an AI algorithm to rapidly diagnose and classify brain hemorrhages from unenhanced computed tomography scans, detecting… Read More »

Clinical waste 'backlog' pictured at North Lanarkshire health centres

Photographs showing bags of clinical waste piled at three health centres in North Lanarkshire have been posted on social media. The images – from Coatbridge, Kilsyth and Cumbernauld – showed bags of waste on top of large waste containers. It comes after the collapse of the firm Healthcare Environmental Services (HES), which had previously processed… Read More »