Researchers at Radboud University Medical Center in The Netherlands have developed a new AI algorithm for detecting diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration. The algorithm’s iterative approach identifies greater lesions than non-iterative approaches, and boosts specificity by approximately 10%, with diagnostic accuracy of abo (Read more...)
Staring at a deep red light for three minutes a day can significantly improve declining eyesight, finds a new UCL-led study, the first of its kind in humans.
The United States military has a constant need for service members who can serve in elite and specialized military units, such as the Marine Corps. However, because the training courses for these forces is so rigorous, the dropout rate is high.
Dr Shuchi Patel says the important question behind the recently approved intracameral biodegradable sustained-release implant isn’t whether it works (it does) but rather for how long. Medscape Ophthalmology
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has set an exciting, yet ambitious timeline to get us back to the moon by 2024! But instead of merely planting a flag, playing a round of golf, and collecting some rocks to bring home, NASA hopes to establish a permanent lunar base that will eventually act as […]
GTX Medical, a medtech company with offices in The Netherlands and Switzerland, has announced that it received Breakthrough Device Designation for the Go-2 system, an implant that provides targeted epidural spinal stimulation therapy for patients with spinal cord injuries. The device aims to allow such patients to regain leg motor function and neur (Read more...)
Sweat excreted by the skin contains important biomarkers for a number of diseases, as well as being a critical parameter in athletic performance, overall body function, and even an early warning indicator of an oncoming illness. Measuring sweat output and its chemical composition, in an accurate and easily administered way, has been a challenge. At (Read more...)
DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Spectacle Lens Market – Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 – 2025)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The growth of the global spectacle lens market is due to the increasing geriatric population …
Capelle aan den IJssel, Países Bajos–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Topcon Healthcare announces the European launch of MYAH. MYAH provides critical tools needed to support myopia management and dry eye assessment.
CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, Netherlands–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #DryEye–Topcon Healthcare announces the European launch of MYAH. MYAH provides critical tools needed to support myopia management and dry eye assessment.
The introduction of the continuous glucose monitor (CGM) has been a game-changer in the field of diabetes management. For patients, CGMs drastically reduce the number of annoying and painful finger sticks needed to monitor blood glucose. With readings as often as every five minutes (or on-demand), patients can see trends in their glucose levels thr (Read more...)
As the wearing of face masks has become ubiquitous in public places, people end up reusing these devices as they go from place to place. Pathogens get deposited on the exterior of the masks and within the fabric. Considering that many pathogens, including that which causes COVID-19, can reside on surfaces for a long time, […]
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (CHA HPMC), a hospital that is a member of CHA Health Systems, a global network providing a full spectrum of dynamic healthcare services, today announced publication of a study co-…
Peripheral artery diseases and injuries to tissue reduce the amount of oxygen that reaches the affected muscles. Such ischemia is difficult to treat, as new vessels are required to carry more oxygen into damaged tissues. Stem cells derived from fat tissues have been shown to excrete substances that spur angiogenesis and calm nearby inflammation. Bu (Read more...)
BALTIMORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #AXT107–AsclepiX announces a $35 million Series A financing led by the Perceptive Xontogeny Venture (PXV) Fund.
Mainstay Medical, an Irish firm, just won FDA approval to introduce its ReActiv8 neurostimulator that works to address the underlying causes of back pain. Most existing pain reducing implants work to simply mask the pain by delivering electrical signals to the relevant nerves. The ReActiv8 instead stimulates the multifidus muscle, that lies next to (Read more...)
The Körber Prize for European Science 2020, which is endowed with one million euros, is being awarded to the Hungarian physician Botond Roska.
Researchers at MIT recently developed an adhesive tape that allows surgeons to seal internal wounds and that can readily stick to slippery internal surfaces, as a potential replacement for sutures. However, the adhesive worked a little too well, and was difficult to remove or adjust without causing irritation or tissue damage. Now, the research tea (Read more...)
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ease, a leading HR and benefits software solution for small businesses, insurance brokers, and insurance carriers, has partnered with VSP Vision Care, the only national not-for-profit vision benefits company in the Unite…
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #ai–VisionQuest Biomedical Inc. announces that the company will be participating as an exhibitor in the World Ophthalmology Congress virtual meeting (WOC2020 Virtual) to take place June 26–29, 2020. The 37th World …