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Regular checkup must to detect glaucoma


March 14th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Regular eye checkups after 40 years are the only defence against glaucoma, the second most common cause of blindness, say experts.Glaucoma is responsible for up ... Read more...

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Stem cells could cure ’silent thief of sight’


March 12th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): In a first, medical experts have reported a major scientific breakthrough wherein stem cells could be used in the battle to cure blindness in humans.Using animals in lab ... Read more...

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Soon, computers that fit on a pen tip, compact radios that need no tuning!


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Inventions are increasingly working towards making devices more compact, such as a prototype implantable eye pressure monitor for glaucoma patients or a compact radio that needs no tuning.These ... Read more...

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Obese women may be less likely to develop chronic eye disease


February 15th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that obesity may be associated with higher eye pressure and a decreased risk of open-angle glaucoma in women."Open-angle glaucoma is a chronic ... Read more...

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Rituporno Ghosh speaks about acting


September 27th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rituporno Ghosh is on an all time high after winning 4 National Awards for his films this year. In a recent interview the director-actor got candid ... Read more...

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Cure for glaucoma soon, says new research


October 6th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 6 (IANS) Cure for glaucoma which leads to blindness may be on its way. Canadian researchers have discovered an unidentified form of circulation in the human eye which may provide important ... Read more...

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Yoga head stands and trumpets may put eyes at risk


October 28th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 28 (ANI): An Australian study has revealed that yoga head stands, swimming, or playing a musical instrument may put the eyes at risk.The researchers from University of New South ... Read more...

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Microchip gets thinner, consumes 10 times less power


June 14th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) A microchip that consumes 30,000 times less power in sleep mode and 10 times less power in active mode than existing chips has been developed. Named Phoenix Processor, ... Read more...

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Microchip sets record of using 30,000 times less power in sleep mode


June 14th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): University of Michigan researchers have developed a low-power microchip that uses 30,000 times less power in sleep mode, and 10 times less power in active mode, as ... Read more...

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