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(HealthDay) -- Young people who use tanning beds rationalize the risky behavior with statements like "everything causes cancer these days," a new study finds.
Health Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a pair of related studies, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified several proteins that help regulate cells' response to lightand the development of night blindness, ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New university research aims to shed light on why being outside can help children see better.
Ophthalmology Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who are blind in one side of their visual field benefit from presentation of sounds on the affected side. After passively hearing sounds for an hour, their visual detection of light stimuli in the blind half of their ...
Neuroscience May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Swiss scientists have proven that light intensity influences our cognitive performance and how alert we feel, and that these positive effects last until early evening.
Neuroscience May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Treating eyes with gentle infra-red light can help prevent the damage caused by subsequent exposure to bright light, new scientific research has found.
Ophthalmology May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If you're counting calories to lose weight, that may be only part of the weight loss equation says a new research report published online in The FASEB Journal. In the report, French scientists show that impairments to a g ...
Overweight and Obesity May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Parents have long tried to persuade children to eat their greens by promising it will give them better eyesight, but is there any truth to this age-old adage? This is the question an Irish researcher who has ...
Other Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In June a monitoring system is becoming commercially available that will allow nursing staff to accurately record the mobility of bedridden persons. The system has been developed for the prevention of bedsores ...
Health Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There are lots of ways to treat a heart attack CPR, aspirin, clot-busters and more. Now CU medical school researchers have found a new candidate: Intense light.
Cardiology Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Every new imaging technology has an aura of magic about it because it suddenly reveals what had been concealed, and makes visible what had been invisible. So, too, with photoacoustic tomography, which is allowing ...
Medical research Mar 22, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- From sacred religious texts to books to movies, light and darkness have always symbolized good and evil.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 09, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (9) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Millions of people experience depression and lower levels of energy in the winter due to seasonal-affective disorder (SAD), or the winter blues. Since the disorder is thought ...
Medical research Mar 07, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 12 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Every year, more than 200,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration, a leading cause of blindness in Americans age 60 or older. There is no known cure ...
Ophthalmology Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
New research suggests women who have migraine or have had them in the past are at an increased risk for developing depression compared to women who have never had migraine. The study was released today and will be presented ...
Neuroscience Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0