Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

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The effect of aging on the process of word encoding for fixated words and words presented to the right of the fixation point during the reading of sentences in Chinese was investigated with two disappearing text experiments. The results of Experiment 1 showed that...

["Cognitive Disorders","Ophthalmology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2897
84 downloads
453 views

Background Central vision, critical for everyday tasks such as reading and driving, is impacted by age-related changes in the eye and by diseases such as age-related macular degeneration. The detection of changes in macular function is therefore important. The...

["Drugs and Devices","Global Health","Ophthalmology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2650
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The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between different exercise modes and visuospatial working memory in healthy older adults. A cross-sectional design was adopted. A total of 111 healthy older adults were enrolled in the study. They were...

["Neuroscience","Geriatrics","Neurology","Ophthalmology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2254
2 citations
439 downloads
1,080 views

Aim/hypothesis: The aim of our study was to characterize the human salivary proteome and determine the changes in protein expression in two different stages of diabetic retinopathy with type-2 diabetes mellitus: (1) with non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR)...

["Biochemistry","Diabetes and Endocrinology","Ophthalmology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2022
1 citation
439 downloads
1,172 views

Automated retinal image analysis has been emerging as an important diagnostic tool for early detection of eye-related diseases such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. In this paper, we have presented a robust methodology for optic disc detection and boundary...

["Ophthalmology","Radiology and Medical Imaging","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2003
1 citation
207 downloads
1,418 views

Imagine you are being gazed at by multiple individuals simultaneously. Is the provoked anxiety a learned social-specific response or related to a pathological disorder known as trypophobia? A previous study revealed that spectral properties of images induced aversive...

["Ophthalmology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1942
2 citations
118 downloads
859 views

The fovea is one of the most studied retinal specializations in vertebrates, which consists of an invagination of the retinal tissue with high packing of cone photoreceptors, leading to high visual resolution. Between species, foveae differ morphologically in the...

["Veterinary Medicine","Zoology","Ophthalmology","Histology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1785
2 citations
142 downloads
671 views

The extent to which perceptually suppressed face stimuli are still processed has been extensively studied using the continuous flash suppression paradigm (CFS). Studies that rely on breaking CFS (b-CFS), in which the time it takes for an initially suppressed stimulus...

["Neuroscience","Ophthalmology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1565
3 citations
509 downloads
925 views

Background: The purpose of this study is to provide a report on scientific production during the period 2010–2014 in order to identify the major topics as well as the predominant actors (journals, countries, continents) involved in the field of eye disease. Methods:...

["Ophthalmology","Science and medical education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1557
119 downloads
708 views

Introduction. The determinant factors that influence self-reported quality of vision have yet to be fully elucidated. This study evaluated a range of contextual information, established psychophysical tests, and in particular, a series of cognitive tests as potentially...

["Epidemiology","Ophthalmology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1407
2 citations
250 downloads
722 views

The most described techniques used to detect diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema have to be interpreted correctly, such that a person not specialized in ophthalmology, as is usually the case of a primary care physician, may experience difficulties with...

["Diabetes and Endocrinology","Drugs and Devices","Epidemiology","Ophthalmology","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1404
1 citation
264 downloads
702 views

No studies have yet evaluated jointly central foveal thickness (CFT) and the presence of intraretinal fluid (PIF) to diagnose diabetic macular oedema (DMO) using optic coherence tomography (OCT). We performed a cross-sectional observational study to validate OCT...

["Diabetes and Endocrinology","Epidemiology","Ophthalmology","Public Health","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1394
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992 views

We explore the role of eye movements in a chase detection task. Unlike the previous studies, which focused on overall performance as indicated by response speed and chase detection accuracy, we decompose the search process into gaze events such as smooth eye movements...

["Neuroscience","Ophthalmology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1243
1 citation
722 downloads
791 views

Background. Worldwide, cataract is a major cause of blindness. The paper aims to evaluate factors associated with borderline and poor outcomes of cataract surgery at an Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA) hospital in Trinidad and Tobago.Materials and Methods....

["Epidemiology","Ophthalmology","Public Health","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1222
2 citations
156 downloads
733 views

In face matching, observers have to decide whether two photographs depict the same person or different people. This task is not only remarkably difficult but accuracy declines further during prolonged testing. The current study investigated whether this decline...

["Neuroscience","Neurology","Ophthalmology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1184

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