Screening tool may help diagnose mental disorders in early pregnancy

A recent study published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica found that questions typically asked to new mothers to screen for depression after giving birth can also help to detect depressive symptoms and other mental disorders during early pregnancy. The questions are part of what’s called the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. In the study of […]

Artificial intelligence-based tool may help diagnose opioid addiction earlier

Researchers have used machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence, to develop a prediction model for the early diagnosis of opioid use disorder. The advance is described in Pharmacology Research & Perspectives. The model was generated from information in a commercial claim database from 2006 through 2018 of 10 million medical insurance claims from 550,000 […]