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2011-05-10 14:11:17

Elevated pressure inside the eye, cornea thinning, and visual field loss are all markers that glaucoma may progress.

2011-05-10 08:04:44

Elevated pressure inside the eye, cornea thinning, and visual field loss are all markers that glaucoma may progress, a new study says.

2011-05-02 19:12:38

Jackson Laboratory researchers and their collaborators have reported their discovery of a gene implicated in an acute and severe form of glaucoma known as angle-closure glaucoma (ACG).

2011-04-04 22:28:51

It's generally known that African Americans have the highest risk for glaucoma (about 12 percent) among racial groups in the United States.

2011-03-24 20:54:24

A Jackson Laboratory research team, working in collaboration with researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, show that RNA granules--key players in messenger RNA (mRNA) processing--can affect eye development, leading to juvenile cataracts in humans and mice.

2011-03-07 05:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of medical innovations in ophthalmology, today announced the closing of a $30 million Series B financing.

2011-02-21 08:13:07

Glaucoma – the second leading cause of blindness in the world – is now thought to run in families.

2011-02-18 12:24:25

Glaucoma – a leading cause of vision loss and blindness worldwide – runs in families.

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2011-02-15 05:45:00

New research finds that older, overweight women may be at lower risk for glaucoma than their thinner peers.

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2011-01-04 09:33:56

Cumbersome glaucoma tests that require a visit to the ophthalmologist could soon be history thanks to a home test developed by a UA engineer.


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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.