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2014-10-07 23:03:42

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers have been awarded $1.25 million from the U.S.

Research May Help Prevent Eye Injuries Among Soldiers
2014-06-30 03:30:57

Researchers at UTSA are discovering that the current protective eyewear used by our US armed forces might not be adequate to protect soldiers exposed to explosive blasts.

2014-03-11 16:23:15

LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

2014-01-16 23:22:28

Glaucoma is a silent illness; most people have no early symptoms or warning signs as their peripheral vision diminishes or blind spots occur. Fort Myers, FL

2013-11-19 16:54:03

Nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) is one of the leading causes of sudden and irreversible loss of vision in older adults.

Alzheimer's Disease May One Day Be Diagnosed By Visual Cues
2013-11-13 14:25:05

In the future, your optometrist may be the first person to realize that you could have Alzheimer’s disease. An international team of researchers has discovered the loss of a particular layer of retinal cells may reveal the presence of the disease.

2013-07-17 23:00:37

In a new report, Outlook with Ben Kingsley will highlight the importance of early detection to enhance the effectiveness of glaucoma treatment. Hollywood, CA


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.