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2014-01-17 23:04:04

A new assessment tool is helping scientists determine which treatments might benefit patients with a type of eye disorder called limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD). The tool, developed by researchers at University College London and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and funded by the UK’s National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre at these institutions, has already shown that the majority of these patients can benefit in the short term from a stem cell...

2009-01-14 06:54:00

NOTTINGHAM, England, January 14 /PRNewswire/ -- - National Study Finds That 6 in 10 (and Two-Thirds of Men) Have Spent Nothing on Eye Health in the Last Year - Vision Express to Offer a Comprehensive Programme of National Eye Health Initiatives in 2009, Including: - Partnership With UCL Institute of Ophthalmology to Improve Effectiveness of Front Line Identification of Eye-Related Conditions - Major Education Programme Targeted at Schools to Promote Better Eye...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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