Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Protecting those on the frontline from Ebola

In a world where we can travel the globe by jet, diseases that were once thought to plague faraway places can now strike close to home.

Ophthalmology

Moderate interobserver agreement for glaucoma software

(HealthDay)—There is moderate interobserver agreement among glaucoma specialists using two glaucoma progression software packages, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Medical economics

Smartphone device for making health care portable and affordable

Health care resources in low- and middle-income countries are often concentrated in urban areas, which puts medical treatment out of reach for millions of impoverished individuals who live in distant towns and villages.

Neuroscience

The reproducibility crisis might be all in your software

Science is supposed to be repeatable. But more and more often, scientists are finding it hard to re-do published experiments and get the same results. Now, a large group of neuroscientists suggest software may be part of ...