Rizzo. ‘It is wonderful that medication can now do something for the blind.’ Argus II is certainly Second Sight’s much less invasive second era implantable device designed to deal with blind people experiencing degenerative diseases of the external retina such as RP. The operational system works by converting video images captured by a miniature surveillance camera, housed in the patient’s glasses, into a series of small electrical pulses that are transmitted wirelessly to a range of electrodes on the top of retina . These pulses are intended to stimulate the retina’s remaining cells resulting in the corresponding perception of patterns of light in the brain.D. Anderson’s Section of Radiation Oncology, the study underscores cancer’s growing stress on the U.S. Health care system. ‘In 2030, 70 % of most cancers shall be diagnosed in the elderly and 28 % in minorities, and the number of older adults identified as having cancer will be the same as the full total number of Americans identified as having cancer in 2010 2010,’ said Smith, the study’s senior writer. ‘Also alarming is a number of the types of cancers that are anticipated to increase, such as liver, stomach and pancreas, still have tremendously high mortality rates.’ Unless specific avoidance and/or treatment strategies are uncovered, cancer death prices also will dramatically increase, said Smith, who’s currently on active military duty and is stationed at Lackland Air Force Base.