With the rapid growth of digitalization, artificial intelligence could soon play a big role in the medical sector. Researchers think it could provide patients with customized treatment plans.
The US and China are leaders in developing AI applications. But many Germans still have reservations about this technology. Now, German industry is urging greater progress, as Sabine Kinkartz reports from Berlin.
A drug shown to lower mortality rates among seriously ill COVID-19 patients in Britain is being hailed as a "breakthrough" by the World Health Organization. However, further research must be done.
Doctors are working around the clock in the fight against the coronavirus. DW visited Germany's COVID-19 epicenter to talk to an intensive care doctor, as well as three other medics working in different roles elsewhere.
Medical scientist Botond Roska has landed a €1 million check from Germany's Körber Foundation for his groundbreaking research. His gene-based treatment to restore sight has already entered clinical trials.
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