Artificially intelligent personal digital assistants controlled by voice à la Amazon Echo and Google Home have a bright future in healthcare. However, they will only go so far as a transformative technology.
“Our research has identified a secret switch that allows heart muscle cells to divide and multiply after the heart is injured," one researcher explained. "It kicks in when needed and turns off when the heart is fully healed."
The Heart Failure Association, European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging, European Heart Rhythm Association and European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions all collaborated on the position statement.