News tagged with human vision
Cone receptors in the human eye lose their color sensitivity with age, but our subjective experience of color remains largely unchanged over the years. This ability to compensate for age-related changes in color perception ...
Cardiology May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People often think that other people are staring at them even when they aren't research led by the University of Sydney has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
A new study raises the intriguing possibility that drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol may be effective against macular degeneration, a blinding eye disease.
Medical research Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A tiny, EPFL-designed implantable device that can be positioned within the eye and controlled remotely may well revolutionize the treatment of glaucoma. The device should be through testing this year and ...
Ophthalmology Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The most common genetic cause of Parkinson's is not only responsible for the condition's distinctive movement problems but may also affect vision, according to new research by scientists at the University of York.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Discovery of ways to optimize light sources for vision could lead to billions of dollars in energy savings
Vision researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have made a groundbreaking discovery into the optimization of light sources to human vision. By tuning lighting devices to work more efficiently with the human brain the ...
Neuroscience Nov 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (8) | 3 |
The advanced neovascular, or "wet," form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), left untreated, is the most common cause of vision loss among the elderly and a leading reason for their loss of driving privileges. But ...
Ophthalmology Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Kentucky researchers, led by Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, have made an exciting finding in the "dry" form of age-related macular degeneration known as geographic atrophy (GA). GA is an untreatable condition that ...
Medical research Aug 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have discovered a new avenue for the treatment of vision loss, one of the complications of Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Purdue University student's research project related to zebrafish eye development could lead to a better understanding of vision problems that affect billions of people worldwide.
Ophthalmology Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division and their collaborators have isolated an elusive human gene that causes ...
Genetics Jul 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Sloppy shipping of a donated human retina to an Indiana University researcher studying a leading cause of vision loss has inadvertently helped uncover a previously undetected mechanism causing the disease. ...
Ophthalmology May 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
New research suggests that there could be health hazards associated with consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene.
Health May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of Kentucky researchers, led by Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, have made a major breakthrough in the "dry" form of age-related macular degeneration known as geographic atrophy (GA). GA is an untreatable condition that ...
Medical research Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Feeding older mice a lower glycemic index (GI) diet consisting of slowly-digested carbohydrates delays the onset of age-related, sight-threatening retinal lesions, according to a new study from the Laboratory for Nutrition ...
Health Nov 14, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |