Ophthalmology

Contact lenses to treat dry eye syndrome

A collaborative team from the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (TIBI) has developed a contact lens prototype that is specifically designed to prevent contact lens-induced dry eye (CLIDE). The lens alleviates this ...

Neuroscience

Predicting dementia using neural network characteristics

In many neurodegenerative conditions, brain changes occur before symptoms emerge. But now, researchers from Japan have found a new way to distinguish these conditions in the early stages according to changes in brain activity ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Lifelong marriage lowers risk of dementia, suggest large study

If you are married continuously for many years in midlife, you have a lower risk of developing dementia in old age, according to a recently published study based on data from HUNT Study health surveys in Nord-Trøndelag.