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11/19/2017
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1. AI-powered tech helping health consumers
AI-powered technologies such as voice search, voice assistants, and chatbots are beginning to impact how patients and caregivers find info about diseases and treatments and manage their care, according to a new study of healthcare consumers' digital behavior. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
2. WebMD adds cold and flu virtual assistant
WebMD and Reckitt Benckiser have teamed for an AI device that aims to improve cold and flu treatment. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
3. Social media big data can help with drug abuse research
With proper research methods and attention to privacy and ethical issues, social media big data can reveal important information concerning drug abuse, such as user-reported side effects, drug cravings, emotional states, and risky behaviors. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
4. Computer program finds new indication for old drugs
Researchers at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have developed a computer program to find new indications for old drugs. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
5. AMA policy aims to curb social media usage
The AMA has adopted a new policy highlighting the negative health impacts of social media usage. ePharm Brief
 
 
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