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'Ojos' study to examine eye disease in Latino communities

University of Illinois at Chicago

With $9.7 million in funding from the National Eye Institute, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago will study the impact of chronic eye disease among Latinos.

Channels: All Journal News, Race and Ethnicity, Vision, Grant Funded News, National Eye Institute (NEI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), South America News,

10-Dec-2019 2:10 PM EST
Newswise: AAO and ASCRS Launch Ophthovation™ Joint Venture to Deliver Next Generation of Business Innovation Conferences

AAO and ASCRS Launch Ophthovation™ Joint Venture to Deliver Next Generation of Business Innovation Conferences

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Two of the world’s largest ophthalmic organizations have finalized their joint venture Ophthovation™ to develop business conferences that accelerate innovation in ophthalmology called the Ophthovation™ Conference.

Channels: Entrepreneurship, Vision, Medical Meetings,

9-Dec-2019 11:00 AM EST
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Study Finds Decrease in Eye Exposures Associated with Household Cleaning Products, Experts Still Urge Proper Storage

Nationwide Children's Hospital

A new study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital analyzed data regarding eye exposures associated with household cleaning products from 2000 through 2016 and found a decrease in the number of exposures during this period. However, the number of these exposures among young children remains high.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Patient Safety, Vision,

6-Dec-2019 9:30 AM EST
Newswise: Who's That Girl?

Who's That Girl?

Harvard Medical School

Gender differences in the ability to recognize female celebrities linked to the level of a country’s gender equality

Channels: All Journal News, Gender Issues, Vision, Scientific Reports,

5-Dec-2019 12:15 PM EST
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What is Snow Blindness?

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

An Ohio State University eye specialist explains snow blindness and how to avoid it.

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4-Dec-2019 3:10 PM EST
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    4-Dec-2019 5:00 AM EST

Reprogramming the Inner Ear to Regrow Hair Cells Shows Promise to be an Effective Target for Hearing Loss Treatments

Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Mass. Eye and Ear scientists report the identification of a new pathway linked to cell division in the ear. With this pathway, they were able to reprogram the inner ear’s cells to proliferate and regenerate hair cell-like cells in adult mouse models.

Channels: All Journal News, Cell Biology, Hearing, Vision, Nature (journal),

3-Dec-2019 8:05 PM EST
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When space travel is a blur

Universite de Montreal

Working with the Canadian Space Agency and NASA, two Quebec-based researchers are keeping an eye on astronauts’ ocular health.

Channels: All Journal News, Space and Astronomy, Vision,

28-Nov-2019 7:00 AM EST
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27-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST
Newswise: Helper Protein Worsens Diabetic Eye Disease

Helper Protein Worsens Diabetic Eye Disease

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a recent study using mice, lab-grown human retinal cells and patient samples, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they found evidence of a new pathway that may contribute to degeneration of the light sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. The findings, they conclude, bring scientists a step closer to developing new drugs for a central vision-destroying complication of diabetes that affects an estimated 750,000 Americans.

Channels: All Journal News, Diabetes, Pharmaceuticals, Vision, National Eye Institute (NEI), Grant Funded News,

27-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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