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FDA Approves AI Device to Spot Diabetic Eye Disease

Artificial intelligence software that can detect diabetes-related damage to the retina — called diabetic retinopathy — has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The IDx-DR program analyzes images of a patient’s retinas taken with a special camera. The digital images are uploaded to a cloud server on which IDx-DR software is installed. The software provides one of ... Read More »

Health security’s blind spot

The severity of this year’s influenza virus is a reminder of the daunting task facing the global health community as it struggles to prevent infectious diseases from sparking deadly epidemics. Today, yellow fever and cholera continue to spread in Africa, while Brazil is in the midst of a major yellow fever outbreak. It was only recently that Zika virus and ... Read More »

Cobra venom can help surgeons spot cancer tumours

TNN | Dec 14, 2016, 12.00 PM IST Cobra venom can help surgeons spot cancer tumours Nothing -till a team of Russian and Indian scientists put their heads to it and developed an innovative technique to take sharp images of cancergrowths. Researchers from Tezpur University , Assam working with the National University of Science and Technology MISIS (NUST MISIS), Moscow ... Read More »

The bright spot of the market’s pain: Investor

As a rough January for stocks comes to an end, BMO Private Bank’s chief operating officer Jack Ablin sees a few reasons to be optimistic. First of all, the decline in stock prices have made U.S. stocks—which he has recently perceived as rather pricey—a better value. “We are getting close, or closer, to fair value, and I think that’s something ... Read More »