IBM Watson’s AI makes life-saving diagnosis for medical mystery leukemia patient who baffled …

Are computers coming for your job? IBM’s Watson, a super computer powered with artificial intelligence, will have the medical profession looking over their shoulders after correctly diagnosing a patient within minutes – something doctors failed to do after months. A female patient suffering from leukaemia had been baffling medical professionals from Japan after treatment and all previous treatment being prescribed for the condition was proving ineffective. It was a mystery for doctors. The team with no other ideas on what to do decided to call in IBM’s Watson for help and it proved to be a life-saving move. The mighty machine spent just ten minutes studying the patient’s medical information and was able to cross-reference her condition against 20 million oncological records, which had been uploaded to its system by…


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