From Opioids To Silica Gel: Interactive Online Tool Provides Immediate Advice For Poison-Related Emergencies (PRESS RELEASE)

A new Web site aims to provide advice for poison-related emergencies (PRESS RELEASE). “The new tool provides critical, lifesaving poison information from any computer or smart device. The nation’s 55 poison control centers, collectively known as ‘poison control,’ are staffed by specially-trained physicians, pharmacists, and nurses who are experts in toxicology, poisoning information, prevention, and treatment—many of these same experts created and vetted the new online tool. “

PRN: Philips and LabPON plan to create world’s largest pathology database of annotated tissue images for deep learning (PRESS RELEASE)

In development: a database of annotated tissue images (PRESS RELEASE). “Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and LabPON, the first clinical laboratory to transition to 100 percent histopathology digital diagnosis, today announced its plans to create a digital database of massive aggregated sets of annotated pathology images and big data utilizing Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution… As one of the largest pathology laboratories in the Netherlands, LabPON will contribute its repository of approximately 300,000 whole slide images (WSI) they prospectively create each year to the database. This will contain de-identified datasets of annotated cases that are manually commented by the pathologist, and will comprise of a wide variety of tissue and disease types, as well as other pertinent diagnostic information to facilitate deep learning.”