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No, AI is unlikely to revolutionize drug development

No, AI is unlikely to revolutionize drug development

Drug development is expensive, time-consuming and risky. A typical new drug costs billions of dollars to develop and requires more than ten years of work, but only about 0.02% of drugs in development make it to market. Some claim that AI, or artificial intelligence, will revolutionize drug development by ushering in much shorter development times …

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Artificial Intelligence Tools Quickly Detect Signs of Injection Drug Use in Patient Medical Records

Artificial Intelligence Tools Quickly Detect Signs of Injection Drug Use in Patient Medical Records

Heroin needle in the street. Credit: Wikimedia Commons An automated process that combines natural language processing and machine learning has identified people who inject drugs (PWIDs) in electronic health records faster and more accurately than current methods that rely on manual reviews of folders. Currently, people who inject drugs are identified by International Classification of …

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