Retinal Diabetes

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Researchers Develop AI To Test Diabetic Retinopathy; Result In Two Minutes

The Researchers at the Sankara Eye Foundation and Leben Care have developed an artificial intelligence 'Netra.AI' that can detect diabetic retinopathy. The system takes pictures from portable technician-operated fundus camera devices, and transfers it to a cloud-based web portal for DR grading. However, using AI Algorithms, it delivers the results. Interestingly, it concludes the results within two minutes of uploading the images. However,… read-more

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 07:21 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Diabetes, health care, Retinal Disease, Retinal Diabetes

Courtesy: India Times

A baby

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Study: Premature Infant Blindness Declines After Consuming Fatty Acids

A study suggested that blindness in premature infants could be reduced if newborns were exposed to a combination of various fatty acids. The research led by Sweden's University of Gothenburg has pronounced a decline in retinopathy of prematurity, a condition that can cause visual impairment, among extremely premature infants. Reportedly, the reduction was seen in 16 out of 101 babies when they were given prophylactic nutritional supplements … read-more

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 - 06:16 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Retinal Disease, Infant, retinopathy of prematurity, fatty acid

Courtesy: Hindustan Times