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New study shows how autism can be measured through a non-verbal marker
on August 15, 2019 at 3:37 pm
Researchers have identified a non-verbal, neural marker of autism. This marker shows that individuals with autism are slower to dampen neural activity in response to visual signals in the brain. This first-of-its kind marker was found to be independent of intelligence and offers an objective way to potentially diagnose autism in the future.
Altered behavior and brain activity among people wearing bike helmets
on August 15, 2019 at 2:15 pm
A bike helmet suggests safety — even if the wearer is not sitting on a bike and the helmet cannot fulfill its function.
Biomarker to avoid safety risk for the sleep deprived
on August 9, 2019 at 1:35 am
New research shows that a range of eye-movement tests provide a reliable biomarker of individual acute sleep loss.
Scientists make major breakthrough in understanding common eye disease
on August 8, 2019 at 3:14 pm
Scientists have announced a major breakthrough with important implications for sufferers of a common eye disease — dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) — which can cause total blindness in sufferers, and for which there are currently no approved therapies.
Blinking eye-on-a-chip used for disease modeling and drug testing
on August 5, 2019 at 5:40 pm
The latest iteration of an eye-on-a-chip has a mechanical eyelid to simulate blinking and was used to test an experimental drug for dry eye disease. By incorporating human cells into an engineered scaffolding, the eye-on-a-chip has many of the benefits of testing on living subjects, while minimizing risks and ethical concerns.
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Week in review: Needle collection, third try, it’s electric!
on August 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm
This week, surgeons discover a forgotten needle in the eye of a 5-year-old boy, Kala preps for a third trial of their dry eye drop and electroactive contact lenses zoom in with a double blink.
Primary orbital melanoma has a similar genetic profile as other melanomas
on August 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm
This study analyzes the clinical, histologic and molecular genetic profiles of primary orbital melanoma.
Bevacizumab with delayed laser offers good refractive outcomes in ROP
on August 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Researchers compared refractive outcomes of primary peripheral retinal photocoagulation versus bevacizumab with delayed PRP in infants with posterior type 1 retinopathy of prematurity.
FDA approves single-use prefilled aflibercept syringe
on August 14, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Aflibercept (Eylea) will soon be available in a 2-mg sterile prefilled syringe, according to a press release by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.
OCT may be more sensitive in detecting retinal nonperfusion than fluorescein angiography
on August 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm
This study used 2 imaging methods to evaluate retinal nonperfusion after anti-VEGF treatment for diabetic macular edema.