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Blind Japanese Inventor Harnessing Technology to Improve Lives of Visually Impaired
Health & Wellness  (tags: technology, invenitions, blind, visually impaired, improvement )

Naoko
- 136 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Blind since the age of 14, Asakawa has dedicated the past three decades to researching and developing new technologies to help transform the lives of the visually impaired.
Iran: Political Prisoner Jalalian Could Go Blind - Please Sign Petitioin
Health & Wellness  (tags: Blind, abuse, Iran, Islam, Muslims, government, health, healthcare, prevention, protection, safety, treatment )

Gillian
- 1411 days ago - iranian.com
The political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian has had violent experience in Kermanshah prison~both psychologically and physically according to the news received by BCR Group. She already lost one of her eyes and is at imminent risk of losing the other.
For Treating Blindness, Scientists Look to Algae
Health & Wellness  (tags: blindness, blind, vision, eyesight, health, healthcare, interesting, news, research, study, treatment, algae )

Mandy
- 4073 days ago - popsci.com
Cloning the green goo's factories for producing light-sensitive proteins could lead to more effective treatments for certain types of blindness
New Artificial Cornea Could Restore Vision For Millions Worldwide
Health & Wellness  (tags: vision, blind, blindness, disabled, artificial cornea, research, study, medicine, health, healthcare, interesting )

Mandy
- 4076 days ago - sciencedaily.com
An improved artificial cornea, which could restore the vision of more than 10 million people worldwide who are blind due to diseased corneas, finally is moving toward reality, scientists in California conclude in a new analysis of research on the topic.
The Cure to Blindness Is Close, Professor Says
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, blind, blindness, bionic eye, cure, implant, eye, eyes, interesting, eye diseases, research, treatment )

Mandy
- 4104 days ago - maltastar.com
According to reports from British newspapers, the bionic eye could be implanted as quickly as three years time, with five years time being mentioned as the most realistic date.
A Guide Dog With Clout Calls It a Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: guide dog, service animals, blind, blindness, discrimination, americans with disabilities Act )

Mandy
- 4106 days ago - nytimes.com
Ruger is a guide dog, and for the past nine years, he has guided Kevin Coughlin, a resident of Murray Hill, around the city. He has waged high-profile fights to require businesses to open their doors to guide dogs, as they are required to do by law.
Blind People Have Superior Memory Skills
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, humans, memory, blind )

Isabel
- 4407 days ago - livescience.com
Blind people are whizzes at remembering things in the right order, scientists now find.
   

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