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The correlation between retinal nerve fiber thickness and cognition was observed in the large cohort at baseline, Fang Sarah Ko, MD, said during a press briefing at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2016.
The implants, or "grafts," promoted extensive regeneration of the severed nerve fibers, with the rats showing improvement in their ability to move their forelimbs.
They suggested such a correlation may be the result of either an increased number of nerve fibers in the eyes with larger discs or an artifact produced by the use of a fixed-diameter scan.
Jude Medical Penta paddle lead is designed to provide physicians the broadest area of lateral stimulation coverage available, which supports selective stimulation of nerve fibers associated with a patient's pain without needlessly stimulating other areas.
Corneal nerve fiber assessment has great potential as a tool to diagnose and monitor peripheral neuropathy induced by HIV, say scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Traboulsi Syndrome of Myelinated Retinal Nerve Fibers, Myopia, and Amblyopia: A Review.
Frequencies and percentages of the contour of neuroretinal rim, appearance of nerve fiber layer, presence of optic disc hemorrhages, colour of optic nerve head was noted.
They found that when blocking scar formation by preventing the stem cells from forming new cells after an injury, the injury gradually expanded, and more nerve fibers were severed.
The white matter of the brain is made up of billions of microscopic nerve fibers that pass information in the form of tiny electrical signals.
Their results show that lipoic acid blocks migration of immune cells into the brain, and reduces damage to both myelin and nerve fibers.
Nerve fibers in the feet are often the first to go haywire, and the tingling and pricking pain can move up the body from feet to legs or hands to arms.
University of Rochester researchers, funded in part by NMSS, showed for the first time that human glial progenitor cells restored the myelin insulation on nerve fibers as well as neurological function when transplanted into the brains of some mice born without the ability to form myelin.
1 : the part of the nervous system that is inside the skull, consists of grayish nerve cells and whitish nerve fibers, and is the organ of thought and the central control point for the nervous system
The nerve fibers that originate at the base of the hair cells collectively form the auditory nerve, and the junction between the hair cell and an individual neuron is called a synapse.
The finding may offer a treatment for MS, which strikes when a person's immune system damages the fatty sheaths that protect nerve fibers in the brain and spinal cord.