Posted on 15th April 2012
A very interesting study using mice has found that intermittent exposure to low levels of oxygen (such as might be found at high altitude) can strengthen retinal nerve cells and prevent glaucoma.
The stress of the intermittent lo...
Posted on 19th March 2012
Glaucoma, long held to be a disease primarily of higher than normal pressure inside the eye, in reality may be a degenerative neurological disease which causes the neural cell death in a similar fashion to Parkinson's or Alzheimer...
Posted on 18th November 2011
A simple eye test is being developed to detect early signs of the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
The test will look for signs of a build up of the protein beta amyloid in the eye. Neuroptix, the company behind the product say the p...
Posted on 10th November 2011
Scientists at University College London have discovered a potential link between glaucoma and Alzheimer's.
The researchers discovered that the presence of beta-amyloid proteins are key triggers in both conditions. More research ...
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