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2013-09-12 23:21:58

In their continuing effort to expand their comprehensive eye care services, the doctors and staff of North Shore Eye Care proudly welcome Lawrence M. Buono, M.D., a Fellowship-Trained Neuro Ophthalmologist who trained at the world-renowned Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA and his wife, Christine Speer-Buono, MD a general ophthalmologist. Southold, Long Island (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 In their continuing effort to expand their comprehensive eye care services, the doctors and staff...

2013-03-14 17:15:09

Pseudotumor cerebri condition marked by excessive pressure in skull, most common in obese, premenopausal women between the ages of 18 and 40 A team of interventional neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons at Johns Hopkins reports wide success with a new procedure to treat pseudotumor cerebri, a rare but potentially blinding condition marked by excessive pressure inside the skull, caused by a dangerous narrowing of a vein located at the base of the brain. The Johns Hopkins team's latest...

How Does Space Flight Impact Astronauts' Eyes And Vision
2011-11-15 04:24:19

North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) member describes novel eye findings in astronauts after long duration space flight A newly published ophthalmologic study recently described the history, clinical findings, and possible etiologies of novel ophthalmic findings discovered in astronauts after long-duration space flights. The study team included ophthalmologists Thomas H. Mader, MD, of Alaska Native Medical Center and neuro-ophthalmologist and NANOS member, Andrew G. Lee, MD,...

2011-05-19 08:20:00

Wills Eye Institute and Thomas Jefferson University Establish the Wills Vision Research Center at Jefferson PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new vision research center based in Philadelphia will foster regional, national and global collaborations among a diverse group of exceptional clinicians and researchers working to better diagnose, treat and prevent visual diseases. Wills Eye Institute and Thomas Jefferson University announce the creation of the Wills Vision...

2011-05-18 12:38:00

PITTSBURGH, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuro Kinetics, Inc. (NKI) (www.neuro-kinetics.com), manufacturers of noninvasive medical diagnostic equipment used worldwide for neuro-physiologic, neuro-otologic, vestibular and neurological testing, said today that it has released version 6.10 of its VEST(TM) control and analysis software. Clinical specialists use NKI's I-Portal® devices and VEST software to conduct vestibular, oculomotor and optokinetic tests to detect and...

2011-03-15 10:21:00

PITTSBURGH, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuro Kinetics, Inc. (NKI) (www.neuro-kinetics.com), manufacturers of noninvasive medical diagnostic equipment used worldwide for neurophysiologic/neurotologic testing, said today that it will showcase its eye-tracking I-Portal® technology and the company's collaborative push with the military to develop earlier diagnosis of combat injuries, at the upcoming 2011 Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The...

2011-03-03 16:29:00

PITTSBURGH, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuro Kinetics, Inc. (NKI) (www.neuro-kinetics.com), manufacturers of noninvasive medical diagnostic equipment used worldwide to test for vestibular and neurological conditions, said today that it co-presented two research studies at this week's American Balance Society conference meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. The research continues the company's push to expand and refine the clinical testing that can be conducted with its medical equipment in...

2011-02-22 13:34:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The video entries for the 2011 Neuro Film Festival(SM) are in and the public can now begin voting on its "Fan Favorite" video through March 8, 2011. Neuro Film Festival is a contest hosted by the American Academy of Neurology Foundation to help raise awareness through video about brain disorders and the need to support research into preventions, treatments and cures. To view and vote for your favorite video in the Neuro Film Festival...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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