News tagged with vision researchers
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The irony of getting away to a remote place is you usually have to fight traffic to get there. After hours of dodging dangerous drivers, you finally arrive at that quiet mountain retreat, stare at the gentle ...
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (10) | 2 |
New findings from a landmark clinical trial show that although certain gene variants may predict whether a person is likely to develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a potentially blinding eye disease that afflicts ...
Ophthalmology Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Zebrafish, the staple of genetic research, may hold the answer to repairing damaged retinas and returning eye-sight to people.
Ophthalmology Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The National Eye Institute (NEI), a part of the National Institutes of Health, observes Glaucoma Awareness Month each January by encouraging Americans at higher risk for glaucoma to schedule a comprehensive dilated eye exam ...
Ophthalmology Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study finds that certain changes in blood vessels in the eye's retina can be an early warning that a person is at increased risk for glaucoma, an eye disease that slowly robs people of their peripheral vision. Using ...
Ophthalmology Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults 20 to 74 years old. Dr. Michael Grodin, co-director of retinal services and director of clinical research at Katzen Eye Group, with locations around Baltimore, ...
Diabetes Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new drug developed by researchers from Flinders University, in partnership with collaborators in Melbourne, could hold the key to better treatment of some blinding eye diseases.
Ophthalmology Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
USC researchers show that men and women focus on different things when paying attention and are drawn away by different types of distractions.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, known as DHA, prevented age-related vision loss in lab tests, demonstrates recently published medical research from the University of Alberta.
Ophthalmology May 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists can already see damage in the eyes of children who have been drinking fizzy drinks and eating too many carbohydrates.
Health Apr 03, 2012 | 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 |
Thanks to a new study of the retina, scientists at UC Santa Barbara have developed a greater understanding of how the nervous system becomes wired during early development.
Neuroscience Dec 06, 2011 | 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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Here are some words that few would have thought to put together: video game therapy. Yet, a pilot study by vision researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, has found that playing ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |