(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers have long tried to get the optic nerve to regenerate when injured, with some success, but no one has been able to demonstrate recovery of vision. A team at Boston Children’s Hospital ...
Medical research May 21, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (12) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Blind mice can see again, after Oxford University researchers transplanted developing cells into their eyes and found they could re-form the entire light-sensitive layer of the retina.
Ophthalmology Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (10) | 0 |
After years of research, the first bionic eye has seen the light of day in the United States, giving hope to the blind around the world.
Ophthalmology Feb 05, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (11) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An unexpected discovery has led scientists to open an intriguing new window into the human brain, via the visual system.
Neuroscience Aug 18, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (9) | 3 |
A single interneuron controls activity adaptively in 50,000 neurons, enabling consistently sparse codes for odors.
Neuroscience May 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Distinct neural pathways are important for different aspects of language processing, researchers have discovered, studying patients with language impairments caused by neurodegenerative ...
Neuroscience Nov 24, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from Australia and the USA have made a unique discovery about how the brain computes sensory information.
Neuroscience Nov 15, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- For the first time, scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have made early retina structures containing proliferating neuroretinal progenitor cells using induced pluripotent ...
Ophthalmology Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—For UCLA bioengineering professor Wentai Liu, more than two decades of visionary research burst into the headlines last month when the FDA approved what it called "the first bionic eye for the blind." ...
Ophthalmology Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Medical imaging systems allow neurologists to summon 3-D color renditions of the brain at a moment's notice, yielding valuable insights. But sometimes there can be too much detail; important elements can go ...
Neuroscience Jun 01, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—A new pill can help prevent relapse in some people with multiple sclerosis (MS), new research indicates.
Neuroscience Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
An inexpensive, five-minute eye scan can accurately assess the amount of brain damage in people with the debilitating autoimmune disorder multiple sclerosis (MS), and offer clues about how quickly the disease is progressing, ...
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
To make information transmission to the brain reliable, the retina first has to "digitize" the image. Until now, it was widely believed that this step takes place in the retinal ganglion cells, the output ...
Medical research Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Although it can be treated, new research shows Canadians may not be doing enough to protect themselves. According to a new study by Lawson Health Research Institute's ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Yet another orally taken medication shows some promise in preventing relapse and disability for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, a new report suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |