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2011-01-14 08:42:40

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new eye transplant releases the medication dexamethasone within the eye to safely and effectively treat some types of uveitis, swelling and inflammation in the eye's middle layer, according to new research. "Uveitis refers to a group of intraocular inflammatory diseases that cause 10 percent to 15 percent of blindness in the developed world," the authors were quoted as saying. "Despite advances in immunosuppressive treatments, corticosteroids remain the mainstay of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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