Heart Murmurs

Artificial Intelligence Diagnoses Heart Murmurs

Artificial Intelligence Diagnoses Heart Murmurs The neural network AI algorithm was trained on thousands of heart sound recordings. The AI algorithm was then tested on an independent dataset of pediatric heart sounds and compared to gold-standard echocardiogram imagery. Five pediatric cardiologists also listened to the heart sound recordings and independently made a determination whether a Read more about Artificial Intelligence Diagnoses Heart Murmurs[…]

cholestrol

HDL (Good), LDL (Bad) Cholesterol and Triglycerides

Cholesterol LDL (bad) cholesterol contributes to fatty buildups in arteries (atherosclerosis). Narrows the arteries and increases the risk for heart attack, stroke and peripheral artery disease, or PAD.   HDL (good) cholesterol HDL cholesterol, higher levels are actually better protect against heart attack and stroke. carrying LDL (bad) cholesterol away from the arteries and back Read more about HDL (Good), LDL (Bad) Cholesterol and Triglycerides[…]

World Pneumonia Day

World Pneumonia Day

World Pneumonia Day Pneumonia is one of the leading causes of deaths in children under five years old despite being easily preventable and treatable. Although vaccines and other preventative efforts are decreasing the burden of the disease, much more work is still required. Those living in poor communities are at highest risk of pneumonia. Every Read more about World Pneumonia Day[…]

World Heart Day

World Heart Day

World Heart Day   Visit your healthcare professional and ask for a few simple checks Check your blood glucose levels High blood glucose (blood sugar) can be indicative of diabetes. CVD accounts for 60% of all deaths in people with diabetes so if it’s left undiagnosed and untreated it can put you at increased risk Read more about World Heart Day[…]