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AI Predict Outcomes For People At Risk Of Psychosis And Depression

Machine learning, also known as artificial intelligence, could be a useful tool for predicting how well people at high risk of psychosis or with recent onset depression will function socially in the future, an international research study has found.

The research has been published today in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. It was funded by the European Union's 7th Framework Programme, the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia and the European Union National Health and Medical Research Council.

Novel, Palatable Paediatric Oral Formulation Of Midazolam

Researchers have developed a winning medicine formula that makes bad-tasting medicine taste nice, making it easier to treat sick children. The study published by the journal Anaesthesia tested 150 children and found that the majority of children who were given the new chocolate-tasting medicine would take it again, unlike the standard treatment, while they still experienced the same beneficial effects.

Rapid Genomic Sequencing To Diagnose Critically Ill Children With Diseases

A multidisciplinary team at KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) has developed a test to enable faster diagnosis of rare diseases to help critically ill children. Rapid genomic sequencing or RapidSeq of critically ill children in the neonatal and children's intensive care units is a test, the first of its kind in Singapore, to provide information on the underlying genetic diagnosis of these critically ill children.