Monday, July 7, 2014
(Undated) -- An increasing number of doctors and scientists are turning to crowdsourcing to solve their toughest medical problems. The Cleveland Clinic is a real success story, posting their most perplexing medical issues online. Problem "solvers" submit solutions, and the most successful ideas earn a cash prize. Recently, a problem solver came up with a new approach to early detection of inflammatory bowel disease. The solution may lead to a possible clinical trial.