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Ophthalmic Technologies

A New “Eye” Phone App

CRADLE, a new app that allows users to detect certain eye diseases is now available for download, a post published by NPR’s Shots blog reveals. Bryan Shaw, a chemist at Baylor University, created the app when his son, Noah, was diagnosed with retinoblastoma after noticing that Noah had white reflections...
A ketogenic diet may be the last resort for patients with epilepsy, reports CBS News. Doctors have found that when an epileptic patient has failed to respond to medication, this type of diet can prevent seizures from occurring. A study done at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School found...
A vaccine for a dangerous strain of meningitis that infected many college students, including those at Princeton last year, has recently been approved by the FDA, The New York Times reports. Trumenba, the vaccine made by Pfizer, will prevent a variety of bacterial meningitis known as serogroup B...