Chronic depression is associated with shrinkage in the hippocampus, a part of the brain related to learning and memory, according to new research led by...... Read more
Cartilage does a lot more than determine the shapes of people’s ears and noses. It also enables people to breathe and to form healthy bones...... Read more
Doctors at the Keck School of Medicine of USC are calling on Southern Californians to join the Brain Health Registry, an Internet-based health registry, and...... Read more
We’ve all heard the familiar line — “Let’s synchronize our watches” — before a group goes out on a perilous mission. Read more
More than 7.7 Americans suffer from diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in American adults, according to the National Eye Institute at the National...... Read more
Scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC have discovered that a protein known as PICALM regulates removal of toxic plaques from the brain,...... Read more
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USC researchers have developed a retinal prosthetic system that could provide vision to millions of blind persons. The receiver sends signals to the retina that travel through the optic nerve to the brain, where they can be interpreted as a visual picture.