December 11-13, 2020

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New Eye Drops Tested Could Make Eye Glasses Obsolete

If new eye drops developed by a team of Israeli ophthalmologists work as well in human eyes as they do in pigs, eyeglasses may be a thing of the past.

Led by Dr. David Smadja, a research team at Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University’s Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials created the eye drops that have been found to repair the corneas and improve short and long sightedness. The nanoparticle solution called “nanodrops” was successfully used on pigs’ corneas.

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New Eye Drops Tested Could Make Eye Glasses Obsolete

Stay-At-Home Robots Could Play a Role in Disease Management

According to a study, “take-home” robots could be instrumental in helping patients recover from illness in their home environment.

After being discharged from the hospital, a robot could help patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) manage their condition.

The Journal of Medical Internet Research reported that socially assistive robots can help patients stick to their medication and exercises. The test was conducted with patients suffering from COPD.

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Stay-At-Home Robots Could Play a Role in Disease Management