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2005-06-28 07:16:44

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Children who are breastfed are about fifty percent less likely to be short sighted, Singapore researchers said on Tuesday. Docosahexaenoi acid or DHA, a substance found in breast milk, could be the main element which improves early visual development in babies, resulting in more ordered eyeball growth which then reduces the development or severity of myopia. "We can recommend infant breastfeeding as a protective behavior that may be adopted by mothers to lower the...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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