Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's disease through the eyes of a hyperspectral camera

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is one of the three so-called trillion-dollar diseases in the world, next to cancer and diabetes. It is expected that in the next 40 years, the number of people diagnosed with AD will triple.

Health

Air quality linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found a link between traffic-related air pollution and an increased risk for age-related dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. Their study, based on rodent models, ...

Diabetes

New method reveals the skin complications of diabetes

Multidisciplinary research team published their research "Skin complications of diabetes mellitus revealed by polarized hyperspectral imaging and machine learning" recently in the IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.

Oncology & Cancer

Building a brighter way for capturing cancer during surgery

University of Texas at Dallas researchers have demonstrated that imaging technology used to map the universe shows promise for more accurately and quickly identifying cancer cells in the operating room.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Eye scan sheds new light on Alzheimer's disease

New research by Australian scientists has demonstrated that a quick, non-invasive eye scan can identify changes in the retina that could be used to diagnose Alzheimer's disease.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Osteoarthritis assessment to go hi-tech

Scientists have reported an advanced imaging technique that allows the condition of joint cartilage to be examined—right down to the molecular level. The technique has potential for diagnostics and treatment-planning of ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New technique to aid IVF embryo selection

Researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP), led by the University of Adelaide, have successfully developed an advanced new imaging technique, which can help assess the quality of early-stage ...

Oncology & Cancer

Improving cancer treatment through better imaging technologies

Since January 2014, the HELICOID project has been developing hyperspectral imaging technologies capable of differentiating between healthy and diseased tissues. The February 2015 meeting in Brussels enabled project partners ...

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