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Short sightedness to take its toll on half of us by 2050 Feb 18, 7:36 am
Washington D.C, Feb 18 (ANI): Parents, you may want to start taking care of your children's eyes as a new study has suggested that half of the world's population, which is nearly 5 billion people, will be short-sighted (myopic) by 2050.
2050 may witness up to 1bn people going blind Oct 9, 11:11 am
Washington D.C, Oct 9 (ANI): As per a recent study, up to 1 billion people could be at risk of blindness by the middle of the century if an emerging short-sightedness (myopia) epidemic is ignored say researchers at the Brien Holden Vision Institute.
Researchers find gene causing myopia in kids who read Sep 1, 1:04 pm
Washington D.C., Sep 1(ANI): Researchers have found a gene that causes myopia in teens if they read an hour or more each day during their childhood.
Myopia increases with higher education: Study Jul 22, 1:25 pm
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that that attaining a higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors associated with a greater prevalence and severity of nearsightedness, or myopia.
Study links nearsightedness to higher education Jun 27, 11:26 am
Washington, June 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that that attaining a higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors associated with a greater prevalence and severity of nearsightedness, or myopia.
Too much texting could make you blind! Jun 4, 1:06 pm
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A young Chinese man who constantly texted his girlfriend at night so much that his retina became detached.
Chinese schools install metal bars on desks to prevent short-sightedness in students Mar 12, 12:19 pm
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Schools across China have installed metal bars on classroom desks to prevent short-sightedness in pupils, it has been revealed.
Gene mutations associated with nearsightedness identified May 3, 1:33 pm
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Mutations in a gene that helps regulate copper and oxygen levels in eye tissue are associated with a severe form of nearsightedness, according to a study at Duke Medicine.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Two new studies add to the growing evidence that nearsightedness in children could be prevented or minimized by spending time outdoors.
24 new genes behind short-sightedness identified Feb 11, 10:25 am
London, February 11(ANI): Scientists have discovered 24 new genes that cause refractive errors and myopia (short-sightedness).
Specialty contact lenses may offer cure for myopia Oct 3, 1:35 pm
Washington, October 3 (ANI): Experts at the State University of New York have supported the development of a potential cure for myopia by using specialty contact lenses that coax the eye to grow in a way that can correct nearsighted vision while reducing myopia progression.
London, Aug 3 (ANI): Children who regularly play outdoors are less likely to become shortsighted as teenagers, a new study has revealed.
London, May 4 (ANI): Experts have blamed 'intense' levels of education for an epidemic of shortsightedness sweeping across eastern Asia.
Outdoor play could cut kids' risk for nearsightedness Oct 25, 4:49 pm
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): Allowing children and adolescents to spend more time outdoors may help reduce rates of nearsightedness, also known as myopia, in them, according to a new analysis of recent eye health studies.
Gene that leads to myopia identified Sep 2, 5:23 pm
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Scientists have identified a gene whose mutation leads to myopia or nearsightedness.
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