AI and blockchain impact pharmaceuticals

Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data and blockchain will impact the pharmaceutical industry, not only by adding value...

Breakthrough research awarded

Associate Professor Osamah Saeedi, director of clinical research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual...

Ashley Bloomfield new DG Health

Dr Ashley Bloomfield has been appointed Director-General of Health. Health Minister Dr David Clark says Bloomfield has the skills and experience to...

AI beats experts

AI can pick up a potentially devastating cause of childhood blindness automatically and more accurately than most expert physicians, says a paper published...

Coloured contacts for CVD

Dye-tinted, soft contact lenses could be a cheap and effective treatment for colour vision deficiency (CVD), reported Birmingham university researchers....

Dark chocolate good for sight?

New research suggests dark chocolate could sharpen vision. The randomised, single-masked crossover design study by the University of the Incarnate Word...

Drink to detect eye disease

Moorfields Eye Hospitals in Dubai and Abu Dhabi have developed a sweet drink that delivers a coloured dye to the retina, to help doctors diagnose retinal...

Hereditary eye disease progress

Researchers from Columbia University have developed a new technique for the powerful gene editing tool CRISPR to restore retinal function in mice afflicted...

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