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2009-02-12 06:52:00

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Joins International Observance To Draw Attention To "The Sneak Thief of Sight" NEW YORK, Feb.

2008-12-23 20:41:52

The sneak thief of sight -- glaucoma -- often associated with the elderly, can strike at any age, a U.S. non-profit group warns. Officials at the Chicago-based Prevent Blindness America say glaucoma causes loss of sight by slowly damaging the optic nerve, which results in loss of peripheral vision.

2008-09-09 12:00:42

NEW YORK, MONTREAL, and SAN DIEGO, CA, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Bio Med Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ICBS Limited (OTCPK: ICBT), is pleased to announced a revolutionary new treatment for Glaucoma being developed in conjunction with the university of Arizona.

2008-06-18 15:00:45

Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced today that it has begun enrollment in a Phase 1 clinical trial with the Company's selective Adenosine 1 agonist, INO-8875, for the treatment of glaucoma. In March, Inotek received approval from the U.S.

2006-08-18 13:59:37

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For women with glaucoma, pregnancy usually has no effect on their eye condition, but in some cases it does. Glaucoma is characterized by increased pressure within the eyeball, which can lead to vision loss or even blindness if it's left untreated.

2006-07-14 11:26:26

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with type 2 diabetes apparently run an increased risk of developing glaucoma, the eye condition characterized by increased internal pressure that can lead to blindness if left untreated.

2006-02-15 19:10:00

Global cases of the eye disease glaucoma are expected to reach 60 million by 2010 and 80 million by 2020, researchers said on Thursday.

2006-01-02 15:50:06

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Brothers and sisters of patients with glaucoma have about a 20 percent chance of having developed the disease by the time they reach age 70, according to results of the Nottingham Family Glaucoma Screening Study.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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