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December 18, 2020

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When It Comes to Feeling Pain, Touch or an Itch, Location Matters

When you touch a hot stove, your hand reflexively pulls away; if you miss a rung on a ladder, you instinctively catch yourself. Both motions take a fraction of a second and require no forethought. ...

Restoring a Rudimentary Form of Vision in the Blind

Restoration of vision in blind people through a brain implant is on the verge of becoming reality. Recent discoveries show that newly developed high-resolution implants in the visual cortex make it ...

Scientists Reverse Age-Related Vision Loss, Eye Damage from Glaucoma in Mice

Researchers at Harvard Medical School have successfully reversed age-related vision loss in animals as well as eye damage stemming from with a ...

World's First: Drug Guides Stem Cells to Desired Location, Improving Their Ability to Heal

Scientists have created a drug that can lure stem cells to damaged tissue and improve treatment efficacy -- a scientific first and major advance for ...
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Heading the Ball in Soccer: Blindfolded Players

Researchers find that blind soccer players rotate their heads downward when trapping an incoming pass. This work may lead to an improved understanding of the sensory changes that can manifest in ...

Eye Exam Could Lead to Early Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis

A simple eye exam combined with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning technology could provide early detection of Parkinson's disease, according to new ...

Exoskeleton-Assisted Walking Improves Mobility in Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury

A multi-center U.S. trial shows that exoskeleton training is safe, feasible, and effective across a wide spectrum of individuals with mobility deficits caused by traumatic spinal cord ...

Small Brain Device Proves Big Game Changer for Severely Paralysed Patients

A tiny device the size of a small paperclip has been shown to help patients with upper limb paralysis to text, email and even shop online in the first human ...

Exercising One Arm Has Twice the Benefits

New research has revealed that training one arm can improve strength and decrease muscle loss in the other arm -- without even moving it. The findings could help to address the muscle wastage and ...

Ancient Origins of Speed Control During Movement

Movement in animals is complex. Little has been known about how spinal inhibitory interneurons work to silence other neurons and related muscle groups in coordination with the active muscle groups ...

Research Could Lead to Customized Cochlear Implants

Researcher have analyzed the accuracy of predictions for cochlear implant outcomes, with a view to further improve their performance in noisy ...

Primates Aren't Quite Frogs

Researchers have demonstrated the 'spinal motor module hypothesis' in the primate arm, opening a new pathway for recovery after disease or ...

Trigger That Leads to Faster Nerve Healing

Damaged nerves regenerate faster when protein clusters are broken apart, releasing mRNAs that can be used to rebuild the nerve. Scientists have found the trigger that could be used to accelerate ...

First Reported UK Case of Sudden Permanent Hearing Loss Linked to COVID-19

Although uncommon, sudden permanent hearing loss seems to be linked to COVID-19 infection in some people, warn doctors, reporting the first UK ...

Using Robotic Assistance to Make Colonoscopy Kinder and Easier

Scientists have made a breakthrough in their work to develop semi-autonomous colonoscopy, using a robot to guide a medical device into the body. The milestone brings closer the prospect of an ...

Stay-at-Home Orders Cut Noise Exposure Nearly in Half

People's exposure to environmental noise dropped nearly in half during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, according to researchers who analyzed data from the Apple Hearing ...

Mammals Share Gene Pathways That Allow Zebrafish to Grow New Eyes

Working with fish, birds and mice, researchers report new evidence that some animals' natural capacity to regrow neurons is not missing, but is instead inactivated in ...

Two Molecular Handshakes for Hearing

Scientists have mapped and simulated those filaments at the atomic level, a discovery that shed lights on how the inner ear works and that could help researchers learn more about how and why people ...

Autoimmune Disease: UM171 Saves Another Life

A recently developed UM171 molecule was used in a blood transplant by a medical team on a young man suffering from severe aplastic anemia, an autoimmune ...

Spinal Cord Stimulation Reduces Pain and Motor Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease Patients

A team of researchers reports that spinal cord stimulation (SCS) measurably decreased pain and reduced motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease, both as a singular therapy and as a 'salvage ...

Stem Cells Can Repair Parkinson's-Damaged Circuits in Mouse Brains

Researchers demonstrated a proof-of-concept stem cell treatment in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease. They found that neurons derived from stem cells can integrate well into the correct ...

World First Study Links Obesity With Reduced Brain Plasticity

A world-first study has found that severely overweight people are less likely to be able to re-wire their brains and find new neural pathways, a discovery that has significant implications for people ...

Proof-of-Concept for a New Ultra-Low-Cost Hearing Aid for Age-Related Hearing Loss

A new ultra-affordable and accessible hearing aid made from open-source electronics could soon be available worldwide, according to a new ...

New Smart Drug Delivery System May Help Treatment for Neurological Disorders

A research team has created a smart drug delivery system that reduces inflammation in damaged nervous tissues and may help treat spinal cord injuries and other neurological disorders. The system, ...

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