Digital advances in ophthalmology are aimed at improving diagnosis. GlobalData identified three highlights...
Digital health highlights in ophthalmology in 2017
Digital advances in ophthalmology are aimed at improving diagnosis. GlobalData identified three highlights for the ophthalmology market.
Shire, Microsoft and EURORDIS to reduce rare disease diagnosis time
Shire has formed a strategic collaboration with Microsoft and EURORDIS-Rare Diseases Europe, a non-profit organisation, to minimise the time-to-diagnosis for children suffering from rare diseases.
New tests can detect autism in children, UK researchers say
Researchers at the University of Warwick in the UK have developed new blood and urine tests that will detect autism in children by checking for damaged proteins.
UK researchers develop new probes for deeper lung imaging
Researchers from the Proteus consortium in the UK are developing new lung probes to facilitate visualisation and detection of infections deep inside the lungs.
Arterys gains FDA clearance for AI oncology imaging suite
Medical imaging software company Arterys has announced that its Oncology AI suite has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Human gut-on-a-chip could replace radiation testing on animals
An organ-on-a-chip model of the human gut could offer a better prediction of the effect of radiation exposure on humans than animal testing.
Broad Institute in US enhances SHERLOCK diagnostic tool
Researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in the US have improved their CRISPR-based diagnostic tool called SHERLOCK to feature higher sensitivity and capability to simultaneously detect various targets.
Banyan Biomarkers obtains US clearance of new test for concussion
Diagnostics developer Banyan Biomarkers has secured marketing clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new blood test to assess mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) or concussion in adults.
Smartphone app assists with correct interpretation of EGC reports
A new smartphone app assists with the correct interpretation of electrocardiogram (ECG) reports and could improve clinical training and reduce the risk of misdiagnosis and subsequent fatalities worldwide.
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