New algorithm signals a possible disease resurgence

Scientists at the University of Georgia have used machine learning to predict the reemergence of existing infectious diseases. The algorithm monitors public health data to detect statistical patterns associated with impending outbreaks. The study, by Tobias Brett and Pejman Rohani, was recently published in PLoS Biology. While the method cannot…

Affection – the other half of The cure – Review

Book review of “Affection – the other half of The cure” The evolutionary psychologist Leander stone head has published “Affection – the other half of The healing,” a book devoted to the care of the sick. He sees a Problem of modern medicine that they neglected the “pastoral care”. A…