Researchers will use AI to predict who may develop certain rare diseases

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Rare, “zebra” diseases that affect fewer than 200,000 worldwide are anything but rare — there are 7,000 of these diseases, and as much as 10% of the US population suffers from one of them. Those who suffer from the conditions have many obstacles to good care, such as having the disease diagnosed correctly to start with. That’s why a team of researchers are designing AI algorithms that will predict a person’s risk for developing a zebra disease. Read full article here

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