Ophthalmology

The vision: Tailored optical stimulation for the blind

Stimulation of the nervous system with neurotechnology has opened up new avenues for treating human disorders, such as prosthetic arms and legs that restore the sense of touch in amputees, prosthetic fingertips that provide ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New study offers insight into how people make aesthetic judgments

Do you like the thick brush strokes and soft color palettes of an impressionist painting such as those by Claude Monet? Or do you prefer the bold colors and abstract shapes of a Rothko? Individual art tastes have a certain ...

Health informatics

Changing community networks impact disease spread

The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear the importance of understanding precisely how diseases spread throughout networks of transportation. However, rigorously determining the connection between disease risk and changing networks—which ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Excess deaths estimated for ESRD patients during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—A total of 8.7 to 12.9 excess deaths were estimated per 1,000 end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients during the early stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research published in the June 4 issue of the ...

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