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AI could help detect heart diseases faster, earlier and cheaper, study finds

US set to invest $2bn into AI to overtake China

Artificial intelligence could detect heart disease faster, earlier and cheaper than traditional tests, two new studies claim.

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic and Stanford University say two separate studies have shown AI was not only able to identify irregular heart rhythms but also the early stages of heart failure.

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In some cases, the AI model did so up to 15 percent more accurately than EKG results analyzed by board-certified cardiologists.

Both teams say the technology will increase both the speed and accuracy of diagnosis so physicians can focus on making sure their patients receive the proper care.

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