Latest Optic nerve Stories
Findings bring scientists closer to restoring vision loss due to optic nerve damage BOSTON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Damage to the optic nerve, connecting the eye with the brain, is a major cause of blindness.
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REYKJAVIK, Iceland, September 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - SNP on Chromosome 7 is Rare Among Chinese but Confers Five-Fold Increase in Risk; Underscores Importance of Analyzing Risk Factors Across Continental Ancestries Scientists at deCODE genetics and academic colleagues from Iceland, China, Sweden, the UK and Australia today report the discovery of the most important single-letter variation (SNP) in the sequence of the human genome yet associated with risk of primary...
This month's Ophthalmology journal includes surprising research from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary on the relation of body weight to the risk for glaucoma.
A quick, painless eye measurement shows promise as a way to diagnose multiple sclerosis in its very early stages, and to track the effectiveness of treatments.
Scientists are reporting progress toward a test that could revolutionize the diagnosis of glaucoma â€” the second leading cause of vision loss and blindness worldwide â€” by detecting the disease years earlier than usually happens at present.
Researchers at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute are now a step closer to deciphering a leading cause of blindness in the United States â€“ glaucoma.
The laboratory of Dr. FrÃ©dÃ©ric Charron, a researcher at the Institut de recherches cliniques de MontrÃ©al (IRCM), has discovered a new molecular mechanism that permits the guidance of visual nerves towards the brain.
The development of a bionic eye that will restore vision to someone who is completely blind is a step closer after the research team working on the project detected signals in the brain from electrodes implanted in the retina of a living eye.
Mouse study suggests that response to injury-induced growth factors can be revived.
- The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
- The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
- In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.