Clínico San Carlos Hospital


addictions, Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, rare diseases, immunology

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SMC participants

Head of the Neurology Section and coordinator of the Multiple Sclerosis Unit at the Hospital Clínico San Carlos.

Head of the Cardiology Department at the Hospital Clínico San Carlos in Madrid and President of the Spanish Society of Cardiology.

gynaecologist at the Hospital Universitario Clínico San Carlos, Associate Professor of Health Sciences

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The functioning of the heart can be studied by the percentage of blood it pumps with each beat, deduced by imaging techniques. Based on analyses by cardiologists, a US clinical trial concludes that an artificial intelligence model outperforms examinations initially performed by imaging technicians in terms of accuracy. According to the authors, the tool could "save physicians time and minimise the most tedious parts of the process".


A Swedish study has found an association between lack of sleep or poor quality sleep during adolescence and an increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis later in life. They put the relative increased risk at 40 %. The results are published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.