Are retina layers early warning for Alzheimer’s disease?

Research with mice shows a new imaging technique could help spot early warning signs of Alzheimer's disease by looking at the retina.

Ken Kingery-Duke • futurity
May 26, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: alzheimers-disease retina biomarkers eyes health-and-medicine

Poor diet may take a toll on central vision later

A diet high in red meat and fried food, can affect your central vision, and could take away your ability to do all sorts of common daily activities.

David Hill-Buffalo • futurity
Dec. 11, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: food retina vision health-and-medicine

Atlas of retina genes could help prevent blindness

A gene atlas for the human retina could help researchers learn more about eye diseases and help treat or prevent blindness.

U. Melbourne • futurity
Aug. 27, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: genes retina blindness vision maps eyes health-and-medicine

Can an eye exam detect Alzheimer’s?

A quick eye exam might one day allow eye doctors to check up on both your eyeglasses prescription and your risk for Alzheimer's disease.

Samiha Khanna-Duke • futurity
March 12, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: alzheimers-disease retina eyes health-and-medicine

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