Vision is an important tool when creating a painted artwork. Vision is used to survey a scene, guide the artist's movements over the canvas and provide feedback on the color and form of the work. However, it's possible for disease and disorders to alter an artist's visual perception
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A team of researchers led by Dr. Pierre Close, WELBIO researcher at the ULiège GIGA Institute and Dr. Francesca Rapino has uncovered a new therapeutic opportunity in the treatment of malignant melanoma that has acquired resistance to targeted therapies.
A newer kind of flu vaccine only worked a little bit better in seniors this past winter than traditional shots, the government reported. Overall, flu vaccines barely worked at all in keeping people 65 and older out of the hospital, with roughly 24% effectiveness.
Pioneering natural health company BetterYou has developed a scientifical magnesium chloride and calcium supplement for those who want to maximize their bone health conveniently and effectively, according to the research
With recent revelations that U.S. law enforcement can – and already has – dipped into consumer genealogy DNA databases to help solve crimes, experts say more discussion of the ethical issues raised by this unintended use of personal information is needed.
Identifying patients at a greater risk for specific illnesses could be greatly improved by breaking down broad ethnic and racial categories into more specific groups, suggests findings by Keck School of Medicine of USC student Christopher Pham.
A new genetic test that could identify the risk of, and therefore help to avoid permanent antibiotic-related hearing loss in newborn babies is being developed in Manchester
According to a study, researchers examined that Portable music player (PMP) use may be associated with a high-frequency hearing loss in children. The magnitude and effect of frequent music exposure, especially at younger ages, on hearing are unclear. The study was published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
Combining financial incentives and personalized goal-setting with wearable devices may be an effective way of encouraging patients with heart disease to increase their physical activity. In patients with heart disease, regular physical activity has been shown to decrease the risk of a future heart attack, but getting these patients into a regular exercise program such as cardiac rehab has remained a challenge.
Older adults with depressive disorder (MDD) have a substantially worse prognosis than their younger counterparts. A 2-year observational study showed that the course of MDD worsened linearly with age, in individuals aged 70 years and older had the worst outcomes.