The eye hosts a powerful biological computer, the retina. Understanding how the retina transforms images from the outside world into signals that the brain can interpret would not only result in insights into brain computations but could also be used for medicine
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According to a new study, researchers investigated bicycle-related injuries among children treated in hospital emergency departments in the United States and found that despite a decrease in the rate of injuries over the 10-year study period, there were still more than 2.2 million injuries.
The study was published online in Accident Analysis & Prevention, found that from January 2006 through December 2015, more than 2.2 million children age 5-17 years were treated in US hospital emergency departments for bicycle-related injuries. This averages 608 cases per day or 25 every hour.
Leveraging nanoparticles and digital health technology, investigators develop rapid, deployable, low-cost diagnostic test for Zika virus. The Zika virus, which continues to cause microcephaly and other neurological complications in infants whose mothers were infected during pregnancy, remains a public health concern. Researchers are working to develop a new way to rapidly and accurately diagnose Zika using mobile health technologies that could potentially be deployed in resource-limited settings.
Zoledronic acid can prevent treatment-related bone loss in premenopausal breast cancer patients, and the benefit persists for up to three years after treatment, according to new findings
Twenty states have signed memorandums of understanding with the Centre to implement the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS).
West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Delhi are some of the states that have not signed up yet. West Bengal had shown interest but had not sent any formal request, it was revealed at the health ministers’ conclave on the NHPS.
People with irregular heartbeat due to a condition called atrial fibrillation, are often prescribed blood thinners to reduce the risk of blood clots that can cause a stroke.
Chemotherapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is associated with alterations in brain activation during attention and executive-function tasks, researchers report. Between 20% and 40% of long-term survivors of childhood ALL have a neurocognitive impairment, including deficits in attention
Dysplasia-detection rates are highest in the first year after successful endoscopic eradication of Barrett's esophagus. Several studies have reported high rates of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) and high-grade dysplasia (HGD) in the first year after index endoscopy.