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2012-08-02 15:32:26

Vision scientists have discovered a new avenue for the treatment of vision loss, one of complications of Parkinson´s disease. Gentle, non-invasive treatment with a soft infra-red light can potentially protect and heal the damage that occurs to the human retina in in Parkinson´s disease, says Professor Jonathan Stone from The Vision Centre and The University of Sydney. “Near infra-red light (NIR) treatment has long been known to promote the healing of wounds in soft...

2010-07-14 14:18:11

Scientists from The Vision Centre have reported remarkable progress in developing ways to restore sight to people suffering from age-related vision loss. Non-invasive treatments that enable damaged vision cells to repair themselves are likely to be a common treatment for ageing people within a few years, says Professor Jonathan Stone of The Vision Centre and University of Sydney. "We're at an exciting stage of the research where it is really starting to look possible to reverse vision loss,...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'