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Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 9 (ANI): Nature is believed to hold the answers for the treatment of causes of blindness, says a study published in the Journal of Natural Products.
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Washington D.C. [USA] Aug 28(ANI): Scientists have developed a new urine diagnostic to detect the parasitic worms that cause river blindness, also called onchocerciasis, a tropical disease that afflicts 18 to 120 million people worldwide.
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New Delhi [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is one of the important causes of severe visual loss in the elderly population. It constitutes to 8.7% of the world population.
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Washington D.C. [USA] July 24(ANI): Our genome is made up of 20,000 genes, all of which may cause diseases.
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Aizawl (Mizoram) [India], June 23 (ANI): A 'Walk in the Dark' organised here in Aizawl on Saturday drew an enthusiastic response from over 300 blind and visually impaired children, as well as school-going children and prominent citizens.
Washington D.C. [USA], June 20 (ANI): Did you know! Psychological stress can also cause vision loss, finds a study.
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New Delhi [India], Mar 18 (ANI): With over 70% of the Indians at a risk of developing glaucoma, on an average, over two lakh of them lose vision.
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New Delhi [India], Feb 16 (ANI): The blind population in India is estimated to rise to 15 million by 2020. Retinal diseases account for a significant share of the vision loss burden, compared to other eye-related diseases that can cause blindness.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
London [UK], December 31 (ANI): If you are one of those who are suffering from Diabetes, then we might have some important news for you.
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 16 (ANI): Attention tea lovers, here's another reason to drink another cup of hot tea at least once a day as a study has said that it significantly lowers the risk of glaucoma.
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have found the trigger for macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among the elderly.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Panaji (Goa) [India], Nov.20 (ANI): The India Vision Institute (IVI) organised a 'Walk in the Dark' in Panaji this week to highlight eye health care and preventable blindness issues.