Women being misdiagnosed?

Could more AI in hospitals help women get the correct diagnosis?

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AI tools improve diagnostic accuracy to match that of docs

Babylon Healthcare Services, a new mobile medical consultation service, says its artificial intelligence software, in tests, can assess common conditions more accurately than human doctors.

London-based Babylon's AI correctly answered 81 percent of diagnostic questions designed to mimic those trainee doctors must answer as part of the Royal College of General Practitioner's exam that must be passed to become a qualified GP doctor in the U.K. The exam is graded on a curve, but over the past five years, the average score trainees needed to pass was 72 percent.

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Why Women Struggle to Get The Right Diagnosis

June 8, 2018 -- When Katy Seppi first got her period, the pain was so debilitating that she frequently missed school.

"I also had really heavy periods," she says. "In high school, my mom taught me to use two super tampons at once so I could go to school. My dad once had to take me to the hospital because I was having such bad pelvic pain on one side. But the ER doctor just said that I was probably ovulating and it was normal to have more pain with ovulation.

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