How AI can detect diabetes with a 10-second voice sample
15 November 2023 | 12:03 pm
Artificial intelligence can analyze speech patterns to detect type 2 diabetes with astonishing accuracy. The method could prove to be a useful diagnostic tool. But it comes with a warning label.
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