BBC News: NHS prevention plan aims to boost life expectancy

5 November 2018
Source: BBC News

People in England are being told to cut back on alcohol, sugar, salt and fat in a bid to boost the nation’s life expectancy by five years. Health Secretary Matt Hancock will set out his long-term vision for the NHS on Monday – and it will focus on preventing illness. He is expected to say 10 times more money is

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Vision UK to set up four strategic panels of experts

14 March 2018
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK, the recently established organisation that is working in collaboration with partners across the eye health and visual impairment sector, has completed a review of its committee structure to fit in with the new business plan. As part of the transition from VISION 2020 UK, Vision UK is forming four Strategic specialist Panels: • Epidemiology, evidence and statistics •

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Press Release - Vision UK To Set Up Four Specialist Panels Of Experts - March 14 2018
Press Release - Vision UK To Set Up Four Specialist Panels Of Experts - March 14 2018
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16 Year old invents 3D printed eye test for preventing blindness in diabetics

31 August 2017
Source: 3D Printing Industry

Kavya Kopparapu, a 16 year old student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Virginia, has invented a 3D printed device that can detect signs of degenerative eye disease. The device works with an AI smartphone app. Kopparapu and her team digitally trained the Eyeagnosis package which is intended to be a cheaper, more accessible eye care alternative for patients with

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