IIT-Hyderabad researchers find an alternative to corneal transplantation
Sangareddy: Dr. Falguni Pati, Associate Professor, Department of Bio-medical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, and his research team have developed a hydrogel from discarded corneas from human and bovine sources using a novel and simple method.
Austrian company produces surgical models for ophthalmology
Addion GmbH is partnering with Stratasys, which will use its J750 Digital Anatomy 3D printer to produce never-before-seen surgical models for ophthalmology.
Do Different Types of Blind People See Things Differently?
When you think about blind people, you rarely consider them being different from other people who are also blind. The majority of people think that all those suffering from blindness cannot see. However, how much you can see will depend on the condition you have. For instance, if you are declared “legally blind” you may still be able to see reasonably well, however, with the use of corrective lenses.
WHO Global strategy on Health, Environment and climate change
The report is based on a global strategy on health, environment and climate change developed and supported by countries during the 72nd World Health Assembly in May 2019. This provides a transformed path of tackling environmental risks to health thereby promoting health and preventing disease progression.
Guidance for Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 Variants: Interim guidance
This guide describes a minimum set of surveillance activities to detect and monitor the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 variants and assess the risk posed by these variants by the health authorities.