eye condition

Grapes can stave off age-related blindness


January 15th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Eating grapes seem to slow or help prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a condition affecting millions of elderly people worldwide. AMD is a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aquilani, Gattuso to miss Milan derby


January 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 14 (IANS) Italian Serie A side AC Milan has announced that midfielder Alberto Aquilani will miss Sunday's Milan derby against Inter due to an ankle injury.The 27-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Increase in dry eye suffering may be caused by drop in temperature


March 4th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a temperature less than 30 degrees Celsius on the eye and eyelid could be the cause for the onset or worsening of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Germany’s cross-eyed possum predicts top Oscar winners


February 24th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): After Paul the Octopus, who predicted the World Cup results, now comes a cross-eyed possum in Germany that predicts the top Academy Awards winners.Heidi the possum gives ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Drug therapy shows promise in treating leading cause of childhood blindness


February 17th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): The results of a multicenter clinical trial, led by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), hold potentially good news for preterm infants ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“The Bachelor” Sends Three Bachelorettes Home On Episode 4


January 25th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the ardent followers of the romance reality show on ABC "The Bachelor" waiting with baited breaths to know who would be chosen by the Texas ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Side effects that are actually beneficial for you


December 15th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Side effects that come with medicines are often perceived as a bad thing, but sometimes they can bring surprising benefits.Luscious eyelashes emerged as an unexpected extra in patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Glenn Beck Declares He Might Turn Blind Within A Year


July 24th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Salt Lake City, July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Conservative television and radio talk show host Glenn Beck recently shocked all his fans when he announced that he was suffering from a ... Read more...

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Eyelash Enhancing Serum hit among Brit women


July 16th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): In a desperate bid to get their hands on a new eyelash enhancing serum online, thousands of Brit women brought the Boots website, which sells the product, crashing ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Drug for bowel cancer can treat eye disease


June 14th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) A cheap, unlicensed drug originally produced for bowel cancer can treat an eye condition called age-related macular degeneration (AMD), new research has revealed. Researchers based at Moorfields Eye Hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Woman blinds man with stilleto heel


April 12th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) A young woman attacked a 40-year-old man with her stilleto heel in a street brawl in a British town, leaving him blind. The woman has been sentenced to ... Read more...

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British firm KeraSoft ties up with Kerala eye hospital


January 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 8 (IANS) British company KeraSoft Eyecare Friday tied up with Chaithanya Eye Hospital here to provide specialised eye treatment to patients. The hospital will deliver world class treatment for irregular corneas ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New discovery may help stop age-related eye disease at molecular level


January 5th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Researchers at University College London say their new findings may help stop age-related macular degeneration at the molecular level.The researchers say that they have gleaned a key insight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jimmy Clausen Refuses To Comment On Black Eye Incident


November 29th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez California, Nov.29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) University of Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen is being seen lately sporting a black eye which resulted from a fight that he had indulged in last ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Goalkeeper Baljit’s eye condition continues to be serious


July 19th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are closely monitoring the condition of Indian hockey goalkeeper Baljit Singh, whose right eye was operated upon ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Stem cells restore sight, almost miraculously


May 28th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) Stem cells cultured by researchers on a simple contact lens miraculously restored sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease. The simple and inexpensive procedure, considered a breakthrough, requires ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Novel surgical implant may prevent total blindness


February 19th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Iowa have tested and are now using a surgical implant called Retisert to prevent a rare eye condition, sympathetic ophthalmia. Sympathetic ophthalmia occurs ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Glaucoma may be linked to increased reading impairment in elderly


January 13th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 13 (ANI): Glaucoma, a common eye condition capable of damaging the optic nerve and resulting in loss of vision, may be linked to slower spoken reading and increased reading ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Preemies get no benefit from steroid treatment


October 10th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): A new study at Johns Hopkins Childrens Center has raised questions against the age-old practice of treating premature babies with hydrocortisone, a steroid considered to fight inflammation ... Read more...

Posted in National |

ABC’s Delhi correspondent released on bail in Singapore


July 23rd, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 23 (IANS) Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) Delhi-based South Asia correspondent Peter Lloyd, who was last week arrested in Singapore on charges of trafficking and possession of the drug ... Read more...

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Bionic eye gives grandma a chance to see the world again


April 21st, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 21 (ANI): A group of American scientists have given a visually impaired grandmother, a chance to see her grandchildren dance and play football with a bionic eye.Linda Moorfoot, who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People who wear glasses are not geeks or nerds


March 26th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Melbourne University researchers say that they have found evidence by conducting a research into myopia or shortsightedness an eye condition which renders one unable to see distant ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

People with less tear production more likely to get dry eye syndrome after LASIK surgery


March 4th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study has found that people with a certain low level of tear production are more likely to develop chronic dry eye syndrome after LASIK (laser-assisted in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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