Medical Doctor, Blogger (, AI Researcher

Stanford’s AIMI library is an incredible and powerful resource for data used in the training of AI models

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An AI System Is Only as Good as Its Data

Artificial intelligence is breaking new ground in healthcare and creating a world of possibilities in which everything will be automated and integrated. In fact, AI, IoT, and robotics are allying to automate almost everything in our world. …

From Video Games That Promote Mental Health to Cancer Patients Firing Radiation Rockets at Tumors, Gametherapy Is Truly Making a Difference


Playing Video Games Might Be Good for You?!?

Historically, video games have been a source of concern. They are linked to sleep deprivation, insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, depression, aggression, and anxiety. In fact, a 2019 study shows that adults addicted to mobile games tend to be more depressed; they often suffer from social anxiety and loneliness.

Like anything…

Despite it not being a focus of their training, the best doctors are also great leaders.


Being a Physician Sure Is a Big Responsibility

We go to them for advice and peace of mind. We rely on them in times of crisis. Doctors are viewed as healers, but they are also looked up to as leaders who have knowledge and resources that can enrich their communities.

As a current family medicine resident, I am…

How Covid-19 and its treatments create a breeding ground for black fungus infection.

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Black Fungus Infection, India’s New Pandemic

“The black fungus infection has now become more challenging than Covid-19,” says Dr. VP Pandley, head of Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital. “If patients are not treated in time and properly, then the mortality rate can go up to 94%.”

India’s second surge of Covid-19 resulted in an increase of recorded new…

Excellent post, Dr. Yildiz. IBM Watson, in my opinion is an icon, and ironically a symbol for the advancement of technology. Perhaps maybe some day IBM Watson will die, but it's name will remain the symbol for one of the first and most advanced processors/AI to hit the ground. In 10 thousand years, I anticipate IBM watson to be a culture, legacy, and movement more than a super computer.

Beautifully written, my friend. I'd love to be part of that exclusive group you are in. Sounds like a meeting of the minds with some incredible thought leaders.

GeroProtect’s new product and what it means for stem cell health and function

What Are Stem Cells?

Stem cells are groups of specialized human cells that can develop into different types. Thus, they are the precursors from which other cells in the body originate.

Stem cells are crucial to human development, and conditions like congenital disabilities and cancer are products of their improper division and differentiation.

Sohail Merchant, MD

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