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UK Data Hubs Speed Up New Meds Research

2019 01 Oct

The NHS has massive amounts of health data held within its various trusts and other facilities, and these "data silos" make it difficult for researchers and innovators to access and use important data about people's health. This problem will soon be a thing of the past as new data hubs – a total of seven – are set to be rolled out across the UK starting... Read more

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Telemedicine Trial: New Scanning Technology Benefits Diabetic Eye Care

2016 14 Mar

Ultrawide field imaging helps to determine which patients need follow-up examinations or treatment. In a national clinical trial led by Joslin Diabetes Centre’s Beetham Eye Institute, ultrawide field (UWF) scanning technology significantly improved the ability of experts at a remote central location to identify diabetic retinopathy in a patient,... Read more

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Novel Eye-Tracking Tool Detects Head Injury Severity

2015 04 Feb

A novel eye-tracking device has enabled researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center to effectively measure the severity of concussion or brain injury in patients following head trauma. They say this unique, simple and objective diagnostic tool for concussion can be utilised in the emergency room or, one day, on the sidelines at sporting events. "Our... Read more

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Coming Soon: The Eye-Tegrated Glaucoma Monitor

2014 24 Jun

An innovative low-power sensor designed by University of Washington engineers could someday be placed inside a person’s eye, tracking otherwise hard-to-measure eye pressure changes and transmitting the data wirelessly via radio frequency waves. Incorporated into an artificial intraocular lens, the sensor would be embedded during cataract surgery,... Read more