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bionic eye
2015-02-24 12:48:39

A new bionic eye implant has made it possible for a 68-year-old Minnesota native suffering from a degenerative eye condition to see his wife for the first time in more than a decade.

2015-02-02 08:30:18

Launched by BioMotiv, the University of California, San Francisco and the University of Washington CLEVELAND and SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, Feb.

2015-01-07 04:21:24

PARIS, January 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This public - private project with an overall budget of EUR 47 million aims to restore vision to legally blind patients with

2014-12-25 23:00:57

Helen Harris passed away on Christmas Eve evening in her home in Woodland Hills California after an 8 year battle with aggressive metastatic breast cancer.

artificial retina 1
2014-11-14 05:51:32

A team of researchers from Israel and the UK are looking to add to the number of medical devices that can be used to treat visual impairments by developing a new prosthetic unit for use by retinal degeneration patients.

2014-11-01 23:00:52

On Saturday, November 15, 2014 the South Florida community will have the opportunity to walk at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park in Fort Lauderdale, in support of finding a cure for blinding retinal

2014-10-16 08:31:49

- 99 Lives Cat Genome Sequencing Initiative Makes Discoveries Using Maverix Analytic Platform - SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct.

2014-10-14 08:32:02

- AIMing to establish a new treatment for ophthalmologic diseases - TOKYO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc.

viagra and vision
2014-10-02 03:00:51

Sildenafil, the active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra®, could cause unusual visual responses in people who carry a common mutation for eye disease and may have long-term detrimental effects on their vision, UNSW researchers warn.

2014-09-22 23:03:09

Rockland Chrysler Dodge Jeep continues their support for the Foundation Fighting Blindness with the Blind Egg Challenge. Nanuet, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.