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2014-04-03 13:16:35

The first major study of color blindness in a multi-ethnic group of preschoolers has uncovered that Caucasian male children have the highest prevalence among four major ethnicities, with 1 in 20 testing color blind.

2014-04-03 12:29:37

African-Americans have lowest rate of color blindness among young males SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first major study of color blindness in a multi-ethnic group of preschoolers

2014-04-03 11:04:31

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have made a major breakthrough with important implications for sufferers of the eye disease Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), which can cause central blindness in sufferers.

2014-04-02 16:20:55

LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest

2014-04-01 16:25:30

Welch brings more than 25 years of leadership and global healthcare industry expertise to IRIS as the company expands its regional and national footprint

2014-03-31 08:30:55

TEL-AVIV, Israel, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLight Israeli Life Sciences Investments Ltd. (TASE: BOLT; OTCQX: BLGTY), a firm that invests in, manages and commercializes

2014-03-28 23:22:25

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Ophthalmology Devices Market (Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Scanner, Fundus Camera, Tonometer, Pachymeter, Perimeter, Slit Lamp, Excimer, YAG Laser, Femtosecond

2014-03-26 11:32:37

A new report published online in The FASEB Journal may lead the way toward new treatments or a cure for a common cause of blindness (proliferative retinopathies).

2014-03-26 04:21:03

PARIS, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixium Vision ("Pixium"), a developer of innovative Vision Restoration Systems for the blind, today announces the appointment of Khalid

2014-03-25 23:34:32

Recognized by Congress for his work on behalf of the visually impaired, Craig Schneider was recently named the “No Limits” Mentoring Mission Award winner for 2013. San


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2010-09-23 19:56:17

The Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. It was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. The Braille characters are made up of six dot positions arranged in a rectangle containing two columns of three dots each. Including a subset when dots are not raised, there are sixty-four possible subsets. The positions on the grid are number 1-3 from top to bottom, on the left, and 4-6 from top to bottom on the right. Horizontal Braille text is...

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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