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2010-05-04 13:47:24

An eye under pressure appears to express a unique set of proteins that physicians hope will one day help them better diagnose and treat glaucoma. Glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness worldwide, tends to progress silently until decreased vision indicates trouble, said Dr. Kathryn Bollinger, Medical College of Georgia clinician-scientist specializing in glaucoma. But inside fluid-filled eyeballs, a changing protein profile "“ 30 with significant increases and 17 with...


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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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