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Bascom Palmer, Wills Eye Ranked Ranked Best Ophthalmology Hospitals by US News

Bascom Palmer and Wills Eye Hospital Earn Top Ratings from Physicians Voting for Best U.S. Hospital in Treating Complex Vision Cases.

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Bascom Palmer, Wills Eye Ranked Ranked Best Ophthalmology Hospitals by US News

Bascom Palmer and Wills Eye Hospital Earn Top Ratings from Physicians Voting for Best U.S. Hospital in Treating Complex Vision Cases.

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Researchers develop high-precision software for diagnosing eye sensitivity

medicalnewstoday eye health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:00am
Researchers at the University of Alicante have developed high-precision software for diagnosing eye sensitivity.
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Distinctive developmental origin for a drainage tube in the eye

medicalnewstoday eye health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:00pm
A Jackson Laboratory based research team has conducted a comprehensive exploration of an eye structure known as Schlemm's canal: a key gatekeeper for the proper flow of eye fluid, presenting a...
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Age-related macular degeneration occurs much earlier than previously assumed

medicalnewstoday eye health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 4:00am
It is widely accepted that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of visual impairment and blindness in industrialized countries.
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Call for boost in kids' eye-protection

medicalnewstoday eye health - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:00am
Standards for protective eyewear for children and public health campaigns encouraging its use are crucial to reducing the incidence of ocular injuries in children, according to a clinical focus...
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Researchers detect love and lust through eye movements

medicalnewstoday eye health - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:00am
Whether a person focuses their gaze at a stranger's face or body could reveal whether he or she is either romantically or sexually attracted to the other person, say researchers.
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Study links loss of vision to employment status

medicalnewstoday eye health - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:00am
A nationally representative study finds that people with visual impairment are less likely to be employed than people with normal vision.
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UV exposure: why do we ignore the health risks?

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:00am
Exposure to ultraviolet radiation is the leading cause of skin cancer. But although many of us know this, we still ignore safety recommendations. We investigate why.
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New treatments on the horizon to treat inherited retinal diseases

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 4:00am
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Horizon Scanning Centre (HSC), working with Fight for Sight, has identified 40 potential new treatments which are currently being developed for...
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Tumor growth and metastasis controlled by new drug combo in mouse model

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 2:00am
Researchers at UC Davis, University of Massachusetts and Harvard Medical School have created a combination drug that controls both tumor growth and metastasis.
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Immune response damaging in acute glaucoma

medicalnewstoday eye health - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:00am
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Sun Yat-sen University in China have shown that acute glaucoma in mice is largely an inflammatory disease and that high...
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Could eye and smell tests offer early Alzheimer's diagnosis?

medicalnewstoday eye health - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:00am
Four new studies presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 suggest that eye and smell tests could be used for early detection of Alzheimer's.
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Animal study of cellular stress in degenerative illnesses finds new compound to treat blindness and diabetes

medicalnewstoday eye health - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:00am
In a new study led by UC San Francisco (UCSF) scientists, a chemical compound designed to precisely target part of a crucial cellular quality-control network provided significant protection, in rats...
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Four research trials show smell and eye tests offer potential to detect Alzheimer's early

medicalnewstoday eye health - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:00am
A decreased ability to identify odors might indicate the development of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, while examinations of the eye could indicate the build-up of beta-amyloid, a...
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Noninvasive retinal imaging device may provide highly predictive early detection of changes associated with Alzheimer's disease

medicalnewstoday eye health - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:00am
A noninvasive optical imaging device developed at Cedars-Sinai can provide early detection of changes that later occur in the brain and are a classic sign of Alzheimer's disease, according to...
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Apoptotic retinal ganglion cells reduced in diabetes by Inhibition of NgR expression

medicalnewstoday eye health - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 2:00am
Activation of Nogo receptor (NgR) is an essential factor of nerve regeneration inhibition, neuronal atrophy and even apoptosis.
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Vision loss patients benefit from personalized gene therapy using patient-specific stem cells

medicalnewstoday eye health - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 2:00am
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have created a way to develop personalized gene therapies for patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a leading cause of vision loss.
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Rehab for age-related loss of vision cuts depression risk in half

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:00am
Research finds that a technique called behavioral activation leads to a 50% decrease in the chances of people with age-related macular degeneration developing clinical depression.
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Regeneration of retinal ganglion cell axons and gene therapy

medicalnewstoday eye health - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:00am
Because the adult mammalian central nervous system has only limited intrinsic capacity to regenerate connections after injury, due to factors both intrinsic and extrinsic to the mature neuron...
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