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2014-02-20 12:06:56

Progressive degeneration of photoreceptors—the rods and cones of the eyes—causes blinding diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.

2011-05-30 07:25:31

Precision tinted lenses have been used widely to reduce visual perceptual distortions in poor readers, and are increasingly used for migraine sufferers, but until now the science behind these effects has been unclear.

2011-05-26 13:39:58

Precision tinted lenses have been used widely to reduce visual perceptual distortions in poor readers, and are increasingly used for migraine sufferers, but until now the science behind these effects has been unclear.

2011-03-09 17:26:00

First new lupus drug approved in 56 years SILVER SPRING, Md., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2010-11-09 08:00:00

National Headache Foundation Launches 'War Veterans Health Resource Initiative' to Help Ease Transition Back to Civilian Life CHICAGO, Nov.

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2010-01-11 07:50:00

Extreme light sensitivity in blind patients helps researchers identify a new visual pathway for photophobia during migraines.

2008-07-15 18:00:43

Several scientific studies over the last 30 years have looked at the role of ultraviolet (UV) light in triggering the autoimmune disease lupus. UV light is invisible radiation from the sun and is also emitted from fluorescent lights.

2006-07-26 14:33:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As many as 60,000 people a year die from too much sun, mostly from malignant skin cancer, the World Health Organization reported on Wednesday. It found that 48,000 deaths every year are caused by malignant melanomas, and 12,000 by other kinds of skin cancer.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).