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London [UK], August 4 (ANI): Researchers have found that an early blood test could detect, which babies deprived of oxygen at birth are at risk of serious neuro-disabilities like cerebral palsy and epilepsy.
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Baltimore (Maryland) [USA], July 31 (ANI): Researchers have for the first-time identified stem cells in the region of the optic nerve, which transmits signals from the eye to the brain. The finding presents a new theory on why the most common form of glaucoma may develop and provides potenti
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New York [US], July 4 (ANI): Retinal vein occlusion which is a major cause of blindness for millions of adults worldwide can be prevented with a new eye drops solution developed by a team of researchers.
New York [US], June 30 (ANI): A team of researchers has now developed eye drops that could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion, a major cause of blindness for millions of adults worldwide.
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New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): The Road Transport and Highways Ministry has issued a notification to enable citizens with mild to medium colour blindness to obtain a driving licence.
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Tokyo [Japan], June 10 (ANI): The Japan-based Nippon Foundation has regularly helped India in tackling the Hansen's disease, also known as leprosy that can damage the nervous system and result in crippling of hands and feet, paralysis, as well as blindness if left untreated.
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New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Colour blindness may not remain a roadblock for driving anymore as the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Monday drafted a notification for issuing license to people suffering from color vision deficiency.
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Ganjam (Odisha) [India], Feb 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): Allergan, Sightsavers and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) today announced the launch of its unique joint initiative - 'Keep Sight India' - a community-based glaucoma screening programme to prevent glaucoma-relate
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Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 25 (ANI): A group of researchers from Australia has formulated a genetic test that could detect people's susceptibility towards developing glaucoma, which is a debilitating ocular disease that can potentially make its sufferers go blind.
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Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 21 (ANI): New research conducted in Australia have come up with a genetic test to detect those at risk of going blind from glaucoma (eye disease).
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Tel Aviv [Israel], Dec 30 (ANI): A new research has found that the brain knows how to integrate natural and artificial vision while maintaining information processing that is important for the vision which can help in better treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
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Abu Dhabi [UAE], Nov 21 (ANI): Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), such as intestinal worms in children, river blindness and glaucoma, cause physical disability among the victims and make them liable to their families and societies for the rest of their lives especially in poor countries