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September 24, 2020

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Biomarker Indicating Neurodegeneration Identified in the Eye

A new study indicates a well-known biomarker that serves as a marker for earlier diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases is now detectable in the eye. Neurofilament light chain, a protein previously ...

Nonharmful Stress Protects Against Disease in Offspring

Researchers report what is believed to be the first study in a mammalian model documenting the reprogramming of heritability to promote disease resilience in the next ...

A Healthy Lifestyle for Cardiovascular Health Also Promotes Good Eye Health

Investigators found that ideal cardiovascular health, which is indicative of a healthy lifestyle, was associated with lower odds for ocular diseases especially diabetic retinopathy. These findings ...

Multifocal Contact Lenses Slow Myopia Progression in Children

Children wearing multifocal contact lenses had slower progression of their myopia, according to new results. The findings support an option for controlling the condition, also called nearsightedness, ...
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How Night Vision Is Maintained During Retinal Degenerative Disease

New insight on how people with retinal degenerative disease can maintain their night vision for a relatively long period of time has just been ...

Real Neurons Are Noisy: Can Neural Implants Figure That Out?

Signals sent from the retina to the brain have a lot of background noise, yet we see the world clearly. Researchers show that to achieve visual clarity the brain must accurately measure how this ...

Therapeutic Testbed for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

As we get older, many of our body's processes start slowing down. For instance, a cut on the hand will take longer to heal after middle age than in youth. That said, it still ...

Human Milk Based Fortifiers Improve Health Outcomes for the Smallest Premature Babies

More than 380,000 babies are born prematurely in the United States each year, according to the March of Dimes. 'Preemies' can be severely underweight babies and struggle to get the ...

New Treatment Targets Found for Blinding Retinal Disease

When the eye isn't getting enough oxygen in the face of common conditions like premature birth or diabetes, it sets in motion a state of frenzied energy production that can ultimately result in ...

Eye-Tracking Tech Helps Aged Care Assessment

Memory loss among older Australians is on the rise as the Baby Boomer generation enters retirement - but a new technique that investigates cognitive skills through eye-tracking technology may be used ...

Ergonomics Expert Says Work Smarter at Home

Millions of office workers have been sent home to work remotely in the midst of COVID-19. But how many of them have gotten in guidance or equipment to support good ergonomics. Static posture or ...

Dual Role Discovered for Molecule Involved in Autoimmune Eye Disease

The inflammatory molecule interleukin-17A (IL-17A) triggers immune cells that in turn reduce IL-17A's pro-inflammatory activity, according to a new ...

Researchers Capture Cell-Level Details of Curved Cornea

Researchers have, for the first time, acquired optical coherence tomography (OCT) images of the curved layers of a person's cornea with cell-level detail and a large viewing area. The new OCT ...

Lego Builds Anaesthesia Skills According to New Study

Lego could be used as a practical tool to train doctors in anaesthetic skills according to new research that has shown a simple task using the building bricks can help improve technical skills - a ...

World's Smallest Imaging Device Has Heart Disease in Focus

A team of researchers has used 3D micro-printing to develop the world's smallest, flexible scope for looking inside blood ...

Study Uncovers Hair Cell Loss as Underlying Cause of Age-Related Hearing Loss

In a study of human ear tissues, scientists have demonstrated that age-related hearing loss is mainly caused by damage to hair cells. Their research challenges the prevailing view of the last 60 ...

Special Filters in Glasses Can Help the Color Blind See Colors Better, Study Finds

A new study found that special patented glasses engineered with technically advanced spectral notch filters enhance color vision for those with the most common types of red-green color vision ...

Critical Early Step of the Visual Process Uncovered

The key components of electrical connections between light receptors in the eye and the impact of these connections on the early steps of visual signal processing have been identified for the first ...

Scientists Use Nanoparticle-Delivered Gene Therapy to Inhibit Blinding Eye Disease in Rodents

In experiments in rats and mice, two scientists -- an engineer and an ophthalmologist -- report the successful use of nanoparticles to deliver gene therapy for blinding eye disease. A uniquely ...

Exercise Can Slow or Prevent Vision Loss, Study Finds

Exercise can slow or prevent the development of macular degeneration and may benefit other common causes of vision loss, such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, new research ...

A Revolutionary New Treatment Alternative to Corneal Transplantation

A new approach in ophthalmology that offers a revolutionary alternative to corneal transplantation has just been developed by researchers and clinicians in North America, Europe, and ...

New Eye Drops May Prevent a Common Cause of Blindness

New eye drops could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion, a major cause of blindness for millions of adults, a study has ...

Declining Eyesight Improved by Looking at Deep Red Light

Staring at a deep red light for three minutes a day can significantly improve declining eyesight, finds a new study, the first of its kind in ...

Towards an AI Diagnosis Like the Doctor's

Artificial intelligence is an important innovation in diagnostics, but the way these systems work is opaque. In a new article, researchers describe how they can make the AI show how it's ...

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