Chronic kidney disease is a type of kidney disease that implies a gradual loss of kidney function over a period of months to years and can cause renal failure, morbidity, and death. It affects from 3% to 17% of the population across the European Union,... Read more
The presence of one or more additional diseases co-occurring with a primary condition (known as 'comorbidity') is important in some of the most prevalent chronic diseases. In the case of heart failure, a sudden reduction in renal function, even when recovering, implies a worse prognosis... Read more
Sebastian is a radiologist at the Medical University of Vienna. He makes reports of patients’ medical images that help clinicians identify findings and make diagnostic decisions. Every day he is responsible for reviewing more than 45,000 images and interpreting the information they contain. This task... Read more
The BigMedilytics project was presented during the 16th eHealth Network meeting that took place at the Albert Borschette Conference Centre in Brussels, Belgium, on the 28th and 29th of November. Dr. Supriyo Chatterjea, a senior scientist at Philips Research and project leader of BigMedilytics, introduced... Read more
The Royal College Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) showcased the BigMedilytics project and the gestational diabetes pilot to patients and medical staff during an event at the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin to celebrate World Diabetes Day on the 14th of November.
Around 60 million people suffer from... Read more
Breast cancer is the leading malignancy in women in Europe with over 562,500 cases in 2018, of which 20% are in women under 50 years old. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death for women, and one in eight women in Europe will... Read more