Case Comprehensive Cancer Center awarded nearly $9 million to expand access to clinical trials

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center has been selected, once again, as a Lead Academic Participating Site by the National Cancer Institute. The renewal comes with a six-year, $8.9 million grant that will enable the center to provide patients with additional access to clinical trials through the National Clinical Trials Network. In this renewal, NCI is committed…

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Teens with obesity find artificial intelligence coach helpful in weight-loss program

ORLANDO (May 16, 2019) – Researchers at Nemours Children’s Health System have found that an artificial intelligence (AI) behavioral coach, nicknamed Tess (X2ai, Inc), is feasible and useful for behavioral counseling of adolescent patients in a weight management program. The study, published today in the journal Translational Behavioral Medicine, demonstrates adolescents’ willingness and positive reaction…

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Electric car switch on for health benefits

Could the health benefits and reduced costs to healthcare systems be enough to justify subsidizing charging infrastructure to allow society to switch from the internal combustion engine to electric vehicles faster than current trends predict? Writing in the International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Mitchell House and David Wright of the University of Ottawa,…

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