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Infrared light stops eye damage caused by bright lights


May 14th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) Treating eyes with gentle infrared light can help prevent damage caused by subsequent exposure to bright light, says a study. A breakthrough by The Vision Centre ... Read more...

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Arctic ozone layer depleted by 40 percent: Experts


April 6th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) The ozone layer that shields us from the sun's harmful rays has depleted by a record 40 percent over the Arctic, experts have said.The long, cold ... Read more...

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New study explores why some diabetics escape complications


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study from Lund University Diabetes Centre attempts to find out why some diabetics never develop severe or fatal complications.After only ten years with diabetes, 70 per ... Read more...

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Anorexia nervosa ’causes potentially serious eye damage’


October 20th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has suggested that anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder, causes potentially serious eye damage.In developed countries, anorexia nervosa affects up to 3% of affluent women. Although ... Read more...

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Soap ingredient could treat parasitic disease that affects 2 billion


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Soap, toothpaste, odour-fighting socks, and even computer keyboards contain an anti bacterial ingredient that could treat a parasitic disease that affects almost two billion people, reports a new ... Read more...

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Doctors: Powerful laser pointers are hazardous


September 12th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday reported that a 15-year-old boy's eyes have been destroyed after he exposed his eyes to a laser pointer ... Read more...

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Laser Pointers Causes Severe Eye Hazards, Doctors Say


September 12th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Science and technology has made our lives easier by inventing new things which is useful for the daily activities. However, it has many disadvantages as well. ... Read more...

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Looking like eye-popping Lady Gaga could make you go blind


August 25th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 25 (ANI): Impressed with how Lady Gaga looked in her eye-popping "Bad Romance" video? Well, here's some bad news-imitating the singer could actually cause you to go blind.While ... Read more...

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Indoor tanning can lead to other addictions such as alcoholism and drugs


April 21st, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports say that many college students who underwent indoor tanning are said to be addicted to the artificial rays. They also said that these ‘indoor ... Read more...

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BP drug could slow progression of eye damage in diabetics


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Scientists have found that a drug, commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure, could slow the progression of eye damage in people with type 1 diabetes, a common ... Read more...

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‘Laser dazzler’ to stop careless drivers without blinding them


July 2nd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Pentagon is developing a laser dazzler that will force drivers to stop without harming their eyes.When a vehicle approaches a checkpoint at speed, ignoring ... Read more...

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Lightning-struck girl saved by her iPod


June 19th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 19 (ANI): A teenage girl, who was sheltering from a storm beneath a tree, survived a devastating lightning strike after her iPod, which was round her neck, diverted the 300,000-volt ... Read more...

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UK scientists to seek approval for human trials of stem-cell blindness therapy


January 24th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 24 (ANI): British scientists will seek the approval of concerned authorities for beginning human trials of an embryonic stem-cell therapy for the commonest cause of blindness this year. If ... Read more...

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Red LEDs can significantly reduce wrinkles


October 29th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): While sunlight can cause wrinkles, the red glow from LEDs may help smooth them out, finds a new study.A light-emitting-diode (LED) is a semiconductor diode that emits ... Read more...

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Painless, non-invasive diabetes test set for clinical trials


October 27th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, October 27 (ANI): Clinical trials with a non-invasive and painless system, which can assess peoples average blood-sugar levels, is all set to begin in Christchurch, New Zealand. Scientists at Canterbury ... Read more...

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Spiders court females with ultraviolet rays


May 2nd, 2008 - 9:41 am ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, May 2 (DPA) Ultraviolet rays have been found to be essential for a spider courting females, a published report said Friday. National University of Singapore (NUS) Associate Professor Li Daiqin ... Read more...

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Now, glasses that force you to blink to keep eyes lubricated


November 14th, 2007 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
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