eye development

Flatworm may help battle eye diseases


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The planarian flatworm, which is able to recreate missing parts of its body, is being studied intensely by researchers who believe the worm could hold the ... Read more...

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Scientists find eye development error causing cataracts, glaucoma


March 25th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): A new study has shown that RNA granules - key players in messenger RNA (mRNA) processing - can affect eye development, leading to juvenile cataracts in humans and ... Read more...

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Kids Vitamins Deception Leads to $2.1M Claims and Refunds


December 16th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The makers of children's vitamin supplements have been order to stop making deceptive claims about their products under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. The claims, such ... Read more...

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Kids Vitamins’ Misleading Claims Leads To Refunds Of $2.1 Million


December 15th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) U.S. Federal Trade Commission has accused two brands under the NBTY Inc, for marketing their products using false and misleading claims. The FTC has asked all ... Read more...

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Strawberries show promise against Huntington’s disease


November 16th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that strawberries and other fruits and vegetables slows the onset of motor problems and delays death in three models of Huntington's disease.Researchers ... Read more...

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Fish good for your child’s brain


August 25th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Your child needs lot of fish for brain and nerve development, says a University of Illinois food science professor."First, babies need a lot of the omega-3 fatty acids ... Read more...

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Lot of fish good for baby’s brain development


August 25th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Your toddler needs lot of fish for brain and nerve development. "First, babies need a lot of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish for brain, nerve, and ... Read more...

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Vitamin deficiency after weight loss op ‘can cause vision loss in infants’


July 17th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new study has found that vitamin deficiency after weight loss surgery can cause vision loss in newborns.Researchers documented the case of a woman who had undergone biliopancreatic ... Read more...

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Scientists identify critical switch in eye development


March 10th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): In a novel study, an international team of researchers has identified a protein that plays key role in eye development.Scientists from John Hopkins University School of Medicine ... Read more...

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Blind moles have retained the basics of vision


October 22nd, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 22 (ANI): Moles can no longer open their eyelids after adapting to an underground lifestyle, but they have still managed to retain the basics of vision, according to a ... Read more...

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Blind cavefishs offspring can regain their sight


January 8th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 8 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that cavefish, whose eyes have got blinded while living in complete darkness over the course of evolutionary time, can regain their sight.Writing about their ... Read more...

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An “eye in a dish” comes closer to reality


November 14th, 2007 - 2:48 am ICT by admin
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