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Smartphone app can detect eye diseases in children with 80 percent accuracy

Posted in Hardware, Medicine, Software on 4th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

An app designed to detect early signs of several eye diseases in children has surpassed an 80 percent accuracy threshold equaling the sensitivity of devices used by trained ophthalmologists.

Eating pineapple daily can reduce eye floaters, study shows

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

According to the researchers, the enzymes in the pineapples have chances to decompose the extracellular substances that cause microscopic fibers to form near the retina.

China targets video gaming to tackle myopia in children

Posted in Games on 1st Sep, 2018
by Alex Muller

Chinese authorities have announced plans to control video gaming as a response to rising levels of near-sightedness among children.

Alzheimers one day may be predicted during eye exam

Posted in Science on 27th Aug, 2018
by Alex Muller

Noninvasive test may screen for disease before symptoms appear.

MIT research points to autoimmune disease as the cause of glaucoma

Posted in Medicine on 13th Aug, 2018
by Alex Muller

The study found an unusually high number of T-cells present in the retinas of those suffering, suggesting the condition may have a previously undetected autoimmune cause.