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2014-04-17 15:26:52

Indiana University researchers have detected new early-warning signs of the potential loss of sight associated with diabetes. This discovery could have far-reaching implications for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, potentially impacting the care of over 25 million Americans. "We had not expected to see such striking changes to the retinas at such early stages," said Ann Elsner, professor and associate dean in the IU School of Optometry and lead author of the study. "We...

2013-08-31 23:02:43

Patients suffering from diabetic retinopathy learn how to control their diabetes and how to manage their disease at Specialty Retina Center of Boca Raton. The surgeons at Specialty Retina Center expand their reach across South Florida, educating patients on disease prevention. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Local surgeons are educating Boca Raton residents on the importance of regular eye exams and the importance of regular check-ups. Patients with diabetes need to be vigilant...

Your Eyes May Tell If You Are At Risk For Stroke
2013-08-13 08:38:24

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, led by National University of Singapore, shows that your eyes may be a window to stroke risk. More specifically, the research team suggested that retinal imaging may someday help determine if you are more likely to develop a stroke, the nation’s fourth leading cause of disability. "The retina provides information on the status of blood vessels in the brain," said Mohammad Kamran Ikram, MD, PhD, assistant professor in...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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