New drug capsule may allow weekly HIV treatment

This new pill could make it easier for people to stick to the treatment. 

Indian social activists and children release ribbons and balloons during an event to mark World AIDS Day in Kolkata on December 1, 2014. (Photo credit: DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Replacing daily pills with a weekly regimen could help patients stick to their dosing schedule.

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This Twitter algorithm predicts mental illness better than trained professionals

supervised learning algorithm can predict clinical depression much earlier and more accurately than trained health professionals.

Aaron Gillies, a.k.a @TechnicallyRon, uses his sense of humor to open up frank discussion about depression.
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A.I. can now detect suicidal thought patterns with 91% accuracy

Though the sample size was small, the results are compelling.

Currently, there's no objective way to pick up on whether someone is contemplating suicide. Even for the most seasoned professional, it comes down to experience and guesswork. A therapist, if he or she suspects, simply asks the patient if they are having suicidal thoughts.

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