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Palestinian Youth Goes Blind Due to Medical Negligence in Israeli Jails
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hassan Tamimi, Palestinian children's rights, MEDICAL NEGLECT, Hassan Tamimi, blindness, loss of vision, Palestinain prisoner rights violations, health, treatment, children, diet, news, prevention )

Fly
- 93 days ago - imemc.org
Israeli authorities. on Sunday, released 18-year-old detainee Hassan Tamimi, from the village of Deir Nitham to the northwest of Ramallah, after he completely lost his sight
Plant That Can Cause Third-Degree Burns in Canada -VIDEO-
Health & Wellness  (tags: third-degree burns, canada, plant, skin irritation, blindness, scarring, environment, health, humans, study, warning )

Lone
- 794 days ago - theweathernetwork.com
When combined with sunlight, sap from the plants can cause extreme skin irritation, temporary or permanent blindness and scarring.
The Beam of Energy That Could Save You From Blindness
Health & Wellness  (tags: Beam of energy, blindness, AMD, health, research, treatment )

Nancy
- 2723 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A hand-held device that fires sound waves into the eye could help prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Protect Against Eye Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: vision, omega-3, blindness, mice )

Suzane
- 2777 days ago - livescience.com
If you want lasting vision, eat your fish and nuts: The omega-3 fatty acids in these foods may protect against two leading causes of human blindness, a new study in mice has found.
Take Action! Help End Blindness in the Developing World - The Petition Site
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, child health, blindness, trachoma )

Ingrid Of
- 2845 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The World Health Organization estimates that six million people worldwide are blind due to trachoma and more than 150 million people are in need of treatment. Trachoma infects poor people without access to clean washing facilities.
How Eating Oily Fish Can Prevent You Going Blind
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, blindness, oily fish, health, science )

Anna
- 2848 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A diet rich in oily fish could hold the key to preventing blindness among thousands of the elderly, research has found.The omega-3 group of fatty acids, found in oily fish such as salmon, mackerel and fresh tuna, may help protect against the most common..
CBM Canada Claims September as Its Month of Miracles - Only 2 Days Left to Help
Health & Wellness  (tags: blindness, children, healthcare, charity )

Michelle
- 2912 days ago - cbmcanada.org
By the time you read this news release, one child in our world will have gone blind. One child with a name and a face. One child like three-year-old Ben in Cameroon.
For Treating Blindness, Scientists Look to Algae
Health & Wellness  (tags: blindness, blind, vision, eyesight, health, healthcare, interesting, news, research, study, treatment, algae )

Mandy
- 3771 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
- 3774 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.
Gene Therapy May Aid Blind
Health & Wellness  (tags: gene therapy, blindness, research )


- 3796 days ago - seattletimes.nwsource.com
For the first time, researchers have used gene therapy to improve vision in patients who were virtually blind, offering new hope to hundreds of thousands with inherited forms of vision impairment.
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
- 3801 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
- 3804 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.
Brits 'Under-Estimate Waist Size'
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, The University of Leicester, study, Experts, key warning sign, developing type 2 diabetes, 750, 000 people in the UK, have type 2 diabetes, but do not know it, Type 2 diabetes, devastating complications, blindness, heart disease, stroke )

Sharon
- 3856 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
British people perceive themselves to be much slimmer around the waist than they really are, research shows. Experts fear that by failing to recognise their increasing girth some people may be missing a key warning sign of developing type 2 diabetes.
Are You Colour Blind? - Australia/World
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, men, women, eyes, colour, color, blindness )

Chrissy
- 3899 days ago - blogs.news.com.au
Up to 10 per cent of premier-grade cricketers have abnormal colour vision - a figure consistent with colour blindness in the wider male population, according to research by the Optometrists Association Australia (OAA). (Colour blindness is more prevalent
 

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