Johnson & Johnson shares drop after asbestos report

18/12/18 10:47 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

Shares in Johnson & Johnson plunged more than 10% on Friday, after Reuters reported that the US pharmaceutical giant had known about asbestos tainting its talcum powder for decades.

The report comes as the company faces thousands of lawsuits claiming that its talc products caused cancer.


China’s Infervision is helping 280 hospitals worldwide detect cancers from images

04/12/18 02:33 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Beijing-based Infervision is among a handful of artificial intelligence startups around the world racing to improve medical imaging analysis through deep learning, the same technology that powers face recognition and autonomous driving.

Until recently, humans have relied on the trained eyes of d...