Now AI can predict your heart attack nine years before it happens

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Now AI can predict your heart attack nine years before it happens

And the checks are up to 90% accurate - compared with current CT scans which show blockages in only about 25% of cases

Laura Donnelly

Scientists have found a way to identify people most likely to have a heart attack years before it strikes.

The breakthrough by Oxford University uses artificial intelligence to look “beneath the surface” of routine CT (computed tomography) scans and spot changes to blood vessels supplying the heart.

Researchers said 350,000 people a year could benefit from the checks, which were found to be up to 90% accurate...

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