AI uses voice biomarkers to predict coronary artery disease

Imagine being able to record yourself reading and then having your clinician use those recordings to screen for various diseases, even from thousands of miles away. This technology may sound like science fiction, but Mayo Clinic researchers are using artificial intelligence (AI) to discover and test what the voice can reveal about a patient’s heart health. In a recent study, the research team used an AI trained for specific vocal biomarkers to accurately predict which…

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