Navigation Links
Fast screening for macular degeneration

According to a new study, researchers are investigating a new technique for mapping the back of the retina and screening for the onset of blindness. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in older people. //A team at the University of Utah now report on a technical advance that could be developed into a rapid screen for AMD among people at risk.They could then be fast-tracked for treatment before the condition takes hold.

In Raman scattering, the spatial distribution of retinal pigment can be imaged. Any abnormal patterns, which may indicate AMD, can rapidly be detected. The research is currently being done with human eye tissue, but the knowledge gained will form the basis for population screening. Information of the individual variations in retinal eye pigment patterns could lead to new insights into AMD.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Need for Colon cancer screening
2. DNA biochip for genetic screening
3. Breast screening among diabetic women
4. New virtual colonoscopy procedure for easier colon screening
5. Hearing loss can be detected by simple screening
6. MRI screenings may be better to identify breast cancer
7. Oral cancer screenings to reduce the mortality rates
8. Appendectomy need reduced with CT screening
9. Need for early screening and effective cancer treatment in India
10. Annual PSA screening reduces risk of prostate cancer deaths
11. Two screen test and treat screening for cervical cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... spark a conversation on the current obstacles facing infection prevention and offer strategies ... deaths caused by these infections. , The print component of “Fighting Infection” ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... Budget Office score is invalid because it does not obey the rules Congress has ... million full-time equivalent jobs, which the GOP reform would restore. Yet, it estimates a ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Sedona, Arizona (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 ... ... Shamangelic Healing Center, Sedona, Arizona’s Premier Center for Shamanic Healing and Spiritual Awakening, ... Jorge Luis Delgado, June 9--24, 2017. This sacred and spiritual journey during ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... at the Advanced ERISA Benefit Claims Litigation seminar in Chicago, Illinois. She ... Record, The majority of cases litigated under ERISA involve claims for long-term disability ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Empower Brokerage, located in Southlake, ... leads programs. , In February, 2017, Empower Brokerage introduced their new “Performance Partners” ... designed to teach how to maximize their sales efforts, as well as how ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/24/2017)... 2017   The Accreditation Council for Medical ... in the pharmaceutical industry has appointed Dr. ... newly formed scientific advisory board. Dr. Chin will ... first ever medical affairs think tank within the ... the ACMA, please visit  www.medicalaffairsspecialist.org .  Connect ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... report to their offering. ... The Deep Learning: Drug Discovery and Diagnostics Market, 2017-2035 ... market of deep learning solutions within the healthcare domain. Primarily driven ... a novel solution to generate relevant insights from medical data. ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that six abstracts featuring Decipher ... Classifier tests will be presented at the 32 nd ... March 24 to 28, 2017 in London, ... Europe,s largest urological event showcasing the ... The abstract titled "Muscle invasive bladder cancer: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: