A team of surgeons has demonstrated a surgical model using cadavers for total human eye allotransplantation.
"We hope there are strategies for regeneration of the optic nerve and making synaptic connections to the higher order brain structure, because those are the key issues."
Patients with epilepsy will soon have another option to control seizures with the approval of a new formulation of perampanel (Fycompa), developed by Eisai Inc.
Sometimes things we enjoy cause harm, and our career can be one of those things....how do you make sense of that?
As long as they are able, people with multiple sclerosis should sit less and move around more. Sedentary behavior worsens the disease, a UK team reports.
For obese patients, bariatric surgery may decrease life threatening heart failure incidents, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
A new study has uncovered a potential shared genetic source between psoriasis and obesity, which could also address a connection among psoriasis, type 2 diabetes, and body mass index (BMI).
The presence of anti-microbial antibodies that have accumulated for years before a person is diagnosed with Crohn’s disease spells complications and a difficult course of treatment.
Liver transplant centers may be letting their sickest patients die waiting for a donor liver in an effort to improve their statistics on successful transplants, a new study charges.