domingo, 18 de enero de 2009

Eyes Reveal Health Secrets of the Brain

THE eyes may be the windows to the soul, but they also make pretty good peepholes into the brain.

Thanks to an optical version of ultrasound, it is becoming possible to locate and monitor the growth of brain tumours, and to track neurodegenerative conditions like multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease - all by peering into the eye.

Link:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20126916.200-eyes-reveal-health-secrets-of-the-brain.html?DCMP=OTC-rss&nsref=online-news

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