News tagged with eye disorder
New research in Nature concludes the eye – which depends on light to see – also needs light to develop normally during pregnancy.
Ophthalmology Jan 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Two powerful brain chemical systems work together to paralyze skeletal muscles during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, according to new research in the July 11 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The finding may help scient ...
Neuroscience Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
They say time heals all wounds, and new research from the University of California, Berkeley, indicates that time spent in dream sleep can help.
Medical research Nov 23, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (13) | 0 |
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have, for the first time, identified a specific group of cells in the brainstem whose activation during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is critical for the regulation ...
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—More than 45,000 people of European and Asian ancestry have taken part in a big study to gain a better understanding of the genetics behind the world's most common eye disorder.
Genetics Feb 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine are able to detect deficits in social attention in infants as young as six months of age who later develop Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Published in the current issue of Biological Ps ...
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study demonstrates the dynamic role cilia play in guiding the migration of neurons in the embryonic brain. Cilia are tiny hair-like structures on the surfaces of cells, but here they are acting more ...
Medical research Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Babies' non-verbal communication skills can help predict outcomes in children at high risk of developing autism
Approximately 19 percent of children with a sibling diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will develop Autism due to shared genetic and environmental vulnerabilities, according to previous studies. For that reason, ...
Autism spectrum disorders Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
It was a quiet Thursday afternoon when AS, a 68-year-old woman from a suburb of Chicago, awakened from a nap to the realization that something was terribly wrong.
Neuroscience Sep 10, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers at the University of Southern California have devised a method for detecting certain neurological disorders through the study of eye movements.
Neuroscience Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A research team from King's College London and the University of Exeter Medical School has identified how a genetic mutation acts during the development of nerves responsible for controlling eye muscles, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at the University of Reading have made a significant breakthrough in cornea transplant research that could make future procedures more successful.
Ophthalmology Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Mitochondrial inherited diseases (MIDs) can devastate families, but there is hope in the form of new techniques to prevent them passing from mother to child. Anjana Ahuja speaks to the ...
Medical research Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new paradigm to explain glaucoma is rapidly emerging, and it is generating brain-based treatment advances that may ultimately vanquish the disease known as the "sneak thief of sight." A review now available in Ophthalmology, the jo ...
Ophthalmology Mar 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Technology developed at the University of Cambridge to detect peripheral visual field loss in young children will enable the earlier detection of brain tumours, potentially saving sight and lives.
Medical research Oct 12, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |