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New Study Shows Vision Rehab Treatment Effective for Stroke and Injury Related Blindness

Jose Romano, M.D., chief of the Stroke Division at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, co-authored a recently published international study that shows that visual rehabilitation is effective for patients who have suffered vision loss related to stroke or traumatic brain injury.

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Toxin exposure causes protein inclusions and motor neurons of vervets similar to ALS patients. Changes were not seen in rice flour controls.

Supplementing Diet with Amino Acid Successfully Staves off Signs of ALS in Pre-Clinical Study

The addition of dietary L-serine, a naturally occurring amino acid necessary for formation of proteins and nerve cells, delayed signs of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in an animal study.

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From left, Drs. Eric Cecala Peterson, Dileep R. Yavagal, and Robert M. Starke.

Miller School Leads in Transradial Access for Neurological Interventions

In 2018, Theresa Keith Horne of Pascagoula, Mississippi, had a dangerous aneurysm in a brain artery that was causing serious vision problems. She started seeing double and had a bloodshot and swollen, bulging left eye. After several specialists were unable to determine the problem, Horne sought care at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute – part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine – where neurosurgery was recommended.

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