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Blindness

Blindness

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  1. An old class of HIV/AIDS therapeutics, known as “nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors," has an anti-inflammatory activity that could be harnessed to treat the loss of sight. FULL ARTICLE AT Street Sweep

  2. Sight-saving drug Avastin is blocked by 'bureaucratic hurdles'

    Eye specialists claim an unlicensed cancer drug that prevents blindness could save the NHS £100 million a year, according to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. FULL ARTICLE AT The Daily Mail

  1. Last thug arrested in Nashville senior's burglary which caused dog's blindness

    As a result of kicks to 12-year-old Buddy during a robbery, he is now blind in one eye. A fourth suspect in the burglary of a 74-year-old woman's home ... FULL ARTICLE AT Topix

  2. Study: You May Have Diabetes And Not Know It

    More than 28 million Americans have diabetes, but more than 8 million don't even know they have it. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, that can ... FULL ARTICLE AT CBS4

  3. The Blind Owl With Starry Constellations In His Eyes

    This handsome little devil is Zeus , a blind Western Screech Owl that lives at the Wildlife Learning Center in Symlar, California. That's only 30 minutes away, so I'm ... FULL ARTICLE AT Geekologie - Gadgets Gizmos and Awesome

  1. WMU Blindness and Low Vision Studies snags $3.7 million in grants to meet unfulfilled needs of those with vision disabiliites

    The Western Michigan University Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies recently received $3.7 million in grant to help train specialists to work with people who have vision problems. FULL ARTICLE AT Grand Rapids Press

  2. I’ve written before about the difficulties of the word 'content'. It’s too often bandied around in discussions that lose sight of its meaning to viewers versus its importance ... FULL ARTICLE AT Econsultancy

  3. MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Johnny Walsh, who is nearly blind, stood before an audience at the Comedy Club on State and joked about whether he wants to have children. FULL ARTICLE AT Madison.com

  4. Jane Williams, executive director of Love INC., has adapted to blindness with determination and the help of others. Read more FULL ARTICLE AT Columbia Missourian

About this topic

Wikipedia

Blindness is the condition of lacking visual perception due to physiological or neurological factors. Various scales have been developed to describe the extent of vision loss and define "blindness." Total blindness is the complete lack of form and visual light perception and is clinically recorded as "NLP," an abbreviation for "no light perception." Blindness is frequently used to describe severe... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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