- Girls Gone Green
I saw a press release about a global warming 'virtual march'(we'll get back to that) and a tour being conducted by Laurie David (married to "Seinfeld" co-creator Larry David and thus an expert on climate science, also founder of t ...
Article - Cash Simpson - Mar 20 2007 - 2:15pm
- Eye Diseases Gave Great Painters Vision
Michael Marmor, MD, wanted to know what it was like to see through the eyes of an artist. Literally. After writing two books on the topic of artists and eye disease, the Stanford University School of Medicine ophthalmologist decided to go one step further ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 14 2007 - 11:06pm
- Fake Tears- Without Acting School
Tears protect and lubricate the cornea and conjunctiva of the eye and help provide a clear medium through which we see. When human tears break up too quickly, eyes feel gritty, hot and scratchy-- even eyesight can become blurry. For many people the solutio ...
Article - News Staff - May 29 2007 - 11:49am
- Severe Blindness: Newly Discovered Genetic Deficiency Cuts Supply For Optical Cells
People suffering from a severe retinal disease will sooner or later lose their eyesight considerably or even become completely blind. Coordinated by the geneticist Ronald Roepman from Nijemegen, an international team has identified a further gene for the i ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 6 2007 - 8:24pm
- Does A Summertime Baby Mean A Myopic Child?
Planning for a summer delivery for your child? You might want to choose an ophthalmologist along with an obstetrician. If your child is born in the winter or fall, it will have better long-range eyesight throughout its lifetime and less chance of requiring ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 24 2007 - 7:59pm
- Sexual Cannibalism: How To Have Sex And Survive
Researchers have discovered that even the gruesome and brutal lifestyle of the Evarcha culicivora, a blood gorging jumping spider indigenous to East Africa, can’t help but be tempted by that ‘big is beautiful’ mantra no matter what the costs. A study recen ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 20 2007 - 11:11am
- International Survey Shows People Over Forty Ignore Risk Of Blindness
LONDON, October 2 /PRNewswire/--- Global Advocacy Groups Launch Joint Effort to Preserve Eyesight of Millions At-Risk for Glaucoma Results of a new international survey reveal that eye exams are being ignored by many aged over 40. Only two fifths of respo ...
Article - Anna Ohlden - Oct 2 2007 - 4:22am
- Clinical Testing 2008: Artificial Cornea
Every year, in Germany alone, around 7000 people wait for a new cornea to save their eyesight. But donor corneas are in short supply. In an EU project, researchers have developed an artificial cornea which is to be clinically tested in early 2008. A patien ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 6 2007 - 5:34am
- Do You Know Which Of These Medical Beliefs Is Untrue?
Should we drink at least eight glasses of water a day? Does shaving hair cause it to grow back faster or coarser? Does reading in dim light ruin your eyesight? What percentage of our brains do we use? Do fingernails grow after death? These and other common ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 20 2007 - 11:22pm
- Sanofi-aventis' SoloSTAR(R) Insulin Pen For Lantus And Apidra Receives The Prestigious GOOD DESIGN Award
PARIS, February 14 /PRNewswire/-- Sanofi-aventis announced today that the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design has awarded a 2007 GOOD DESIGN(TM) Award for the new SoloSTAR(R) disposable insulin injection pen for people with type 1 and type ...
Article - Anna Ohlden - Feb 14 2008 - 5:31am