Reuters (Nov. 12, 2013) A team of eye-car professionals has developed technology that turns an Android smartphone into a portable, low-cost eye examination kit for use in remote areas of the developing world. Its designers ... watch video
AFP (Feb. 5, 2016) As the Zika virus spreads to the USA and Europe, officials from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released new guidelines for travellers to and from outbreak regions. The disease ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 4, 2016) Kenya becomes the first of 18 countries to start dispensing child-friendly Tuberculosis medication in an effort to better treat children infected by the disease. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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AP (Oct. 9, 2014) A year after being fitted with a bionic eye, Jeroen Perk has taken up archery, something that was unthinkable before his surgery. The Dutch Customs & Excise worker lost his sight completely due to ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Dec. 16, 2015) Eye movements and brain activity may be the key to diagnosing Alzheimer's disease earlier and more accurately, according to research led by Chilean neurologists. Roselle Chen reports.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 23, 2016) A newly developed eye test offers the hope of far earlier diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, a devastating condition usually discovered too late in patients for effective treatment. The non-invasive, ... watch video
Oct. 24, 2016 A specific detoxification compound, glutathione, helps resist the toxic stresses of everyday life – but its levels decline with age and this sets the stage for a wide range ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 Depression is generally considered to be a specific and consistent disorder characterized by a fixed set of symptoms and often treated with a combination of psychotherapy and ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 The superbug MRSA uses decoys to evade a last-resort antibiotic, reveals new research. The findings suggest potential new ways of tackling the bacteria, such as interfering ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 The bacterium <em>Pseudomonas aeruginosa</em> is a life-threatening pathogen in hospitals. About ten percent of all nosocomial infections, in particular pneumonia, are caused by this pathogen. ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 A protein found in the blood of pregnant women could be used to develop tests to determine the health of their babies and aid decisions on early elective deliveries, according to an early ... read more
May 5, 2016 A smartphone app that tracks palpitations in heart patients provides comparable performance to the 14-day event monitors that are the current standard of care, according to a new ... read more
July 4, 2015 Researchers have developed software that detects eye diseases such as diabetic macular edema using a smartphone. The system is aimed at general physicians who could detect the condition and refer the ... read more
Sep. 10, 2014 Smartphones have seen wide adoption among Americans in recent years because of their ease of use and adaptability. With that in mind, researchers examined how smartphone use affected weight loss ... read more