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Machine learning can predict low blood pressure during surgery

Machine learning can predict low blood pressure during surgery

Health
June 11 (UPI) -- A new algorithm can predict potentially dangerous low blood pressure during surgery. Researchers have developed machine learning than can identify hypotension as much as 15 minutes before it occurs, and are correct about 84 percent of the time. The findings were published Monday in the journal Anesthesiology. "Physicians haven't had a way to predict hypotension during surgery, so they have to be reactive, and treat it immediately without any prior warning," Dr. Maxime Cannesson, a professor of anesthesiology at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, said in a press release. "Being able to predict hypotension would allow physicians to be proactive instead of reactive." Canesson said the tool can save lives -- even with a warning only 10 to 15 minutes ahead of time. "By findi...
Doctors: Liverpool's Karius sustained concussion during Champions League final

Doctors: Liverpool's Karius sustained concussion during Champions League final

Sports
June 4 (UPI) -- Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital confirmed Monday that Liverpool goalie Loris Karius sustained a concussion during the Champions League final against Real Madrid. Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 in the finale on May 26 at NSC Olimpiyskiy in Kiev, Ukraine. Karius held Madrid scoreless in the first half, before allowing a goal to Karim Benzema in the 51st minute after a horrible error. Sadio Mane scored for Liverpool four minutes later, but Karius allowed two scores to Gareth Bale down the stretch. Dr. Ross Zafonte and Leonor Herget, PT, DPT, released a statement on the goalkeeper. "We have received numerous calls today regarding the health status of Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius," the statement said. "With Mr. Karius's permission, we are providing information about ...
Stage invader grabs mic during UK Eurovision performance

Stage invader grabs mic during UK Eurovision performance

Entertainment
The UK's Eurovision contender SuRie was interrupted by a stage invader during her performance at the grand final in Lisbon. The man, dressed in a black and red bandana, reportedly shouted about "Nazis of the UK media" as the singer performed her track Storm.The intruder was dragged off stage by security after shouting "we demand freedom" and the singer clapped along until she was given a new microphone.It came before the winner of this year's song contest was announced as Netta Barzilai for Israel with her song Toy. 0:10 ...
Antipsychotics may increase gestational diabetes risk during pregnancy

Antipsychotics may increase gestational diabetes risk during pregnancy

Health
May 7 (UPI) -- Some antipsychotic drugs prescribed during pregnancy have been associated with added risk of gestational diabetes, according to a nationwide analysis of data.About 50 percent of women with gestational diabetes develop type 2 diabetes in the years after pregnancy, which prompted researchers to study the effects of various medical treatments during pregnancy. The findings were published Monday in American Journal of Psychiatry and presented at the American Psychiatric Association's annual meeting through Wednesday in New York.Gestational diabetes, like other forms of diabetes, affects how cells use glucose, leading to high blood sugar. Up to 10 percent of pregnancies in the United States are affected by gestational diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Pre...
Bald eagle spikes talons into Mariners pitcher during anthem

Bald eagle spikes talons into Mariners pitcher during anthem

Sports
April 5 (UPI) -- A bald eagle sank its talons into Seattle Mariners pitcher James Paxton Thursday during the national anthem at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn.The unwanted interaction occurred before the Mariners took on the Twins for their home opener. Paxton, 29, was standing out in left field for his warmup when the eagle circled the stadium. It eventually came to a stop on Paxton's right shoulder. The eagle put out its claws and grasped onto Paxton's jersey as the pitcher bent over to protect himself from the razor-sharp barrage.Paxton stoically shook off the exchange and returned to a standing position. The eagle landed on the ground before it was taken away by its handler.The Mariners' starting left-hander and Canada native started Thursday's game after allowing six runs and six h...