Washington, DC - Researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have decoded brain maps of human color perception. The findings, published today in Current Biology, open a window into how color processing is organized in the brain, and how the brain recognizes and groups colors in the environment. The study may have implications for the development of machine-brain interfaces for visual prosthetics. NEI is part of the National Institutes of Health.

Rochester, Minnesota - Lung cancer screening is used to detect the presence of lung cancer in otherwise healthy people with a high risk of lung cancer. The goal of lung cancer screening is to detect lung cancer at an early stage - when it's more likely to be cured.

Rochester, Minnesota - Epilepsy Awareness Month - Mayo Clinic Matters via America Newscape:

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is proud to announce the recipients of the ADA’s four 2019 Professional Interest Group Awards. Individually and collectively, their exemplary leadership, mentorship and achievements have advanced the field of diabetes care and improved health outcomes for people with diabetes.

Top researchers, clinicians and educators will be recognized at the 79th Scientific Sessions for outstanding leadership and work to advance diabetes research, prevention, care and treatment.

Washington, DC - Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of a new diagnostic test to aid in detecting a type of herpes virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV) in newborns less than 21 days of age.