Tag: eye conditions

Innovation, Research

Eye conditions linked to increased risk of dementia

September 14, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Age-related macular degeneration, cataract and diabetes-related eye disease are linked to an increased risk of dementia, suggests research published online in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. Vision impairment can be one of the first signs of dementia, and reduced stimulation […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Could a smartphone app detect diabetes?

March 8, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. Worryingly, almost one in four people in the U.S. are living with diabetes but do not know. Without treatment, diabetes […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Google and Verily initiate AI screening programme for eye conditions

February 26, 2019


Oedema refers to the swelling of body parts that occurs when small blood vessels leak fluid into nearby tissues. DMO is the most common cause of sight loss in diabetics. The project will use a machine learning algorithm developed by […]