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2013-04-13 23:03:04

Juanita McNeil releases inspirational guide to a pain-free life Richland, WA (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 From suffering abuse as a child to currently battling

New Artificial Retina Partially Restores Sight
2013-02-15 10:56:46

Today the FDA approved an artificial retina that is the first device of its kind to treat a form of progressive blindness that begins in young adulthood and partially restore sight.

Herbal Remedy May Help Protect Against Macular Degeneration
2012-11-28 09:03:33

A new study led by the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute reports that carnosic acid, found in the herb rosemary, actually promotes eye health.

Stems Cells Help Restore Visual Function In Mice
2012-10-02 13:47:10

Columbia University ophthalmologists and stem cell researchers have developed an experimental treatment for blindness using the patient's skin cells, which has improved the vision of blind mice in testing.


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.