Oncology & Cancer

Epilepsy drug stops nervous system tumor growth in mice

People with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) develop tumors on nerves throughout their bodies. These tumors are usually benign—meaning they don't spread to other parts of the body and are not considered life-threatening—but ...

Neuroscience

An imaging device for seeing the biochemistry of vision

The biochemistry of vision is a complex process. The molecules supporting the visual pigments that allow us to see our surrounding reality have remained essentially invisible for scientists for a long time. The team led by ...

Ophthalmology

Consumer Health: Treating glaucoma

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about treating this group of eye conditions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Alterations caused by ALS detected in the retina

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), characterised by harm to brain neurons and to the spinal cord, also affects the tissue of the retina, according to a study headed up by Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM).

Ophthalmology

AI-powered system to diagnose glaucoma using eye images

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), in collaboration with clinicians at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) in Singapore have developed a novel method that uses artificial intelligence (AI) ...

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