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Genetics Home Reference: autosomal dominant congenital stationary night blindness by Posted Tue 19 Nov 2013 11:35am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed November 2013 What is autosomal dominant congenital stationary night blindness? Autosomal dominant conge ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: autosomal recessive congenital stationary night blindness by Posted Thu 23 Jan 2014 12:46pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed January 2014 What is autosomal recessive congenital stationary night blindness? Autosomal recessive c ... Read on »
Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Tue 27 Jul 2010 1:00am A Colobus Monkey Usually when I’m feeling a bit anxious I have the spider dream . Due to the pre-move stress I expected to be leaping across the bedroom, in the middle of the night, to escape the spiders. This did not happen.  Not to me anyway. The night before we moved there was a disturbance. I woke in the night and ... Read on »
Vitamin deficiency after bariatric surgery leads to blindness in baby by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 19 Jul 2010 12:00am Biliopancreatic diversion surgery for morbid obesity is known to cause multiple vitamin deficiencies that may worsen during pregnancy. In the June 2010 issue of the Journal of AAPOS, the Official Publication of the American Association for Pedi ... Read on »
for your eyes only by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 30 Jan 2008 12:12pm Eyes benefit by the use of carrot juice though not all eye problems are helped by it. My husband tends to get irritated and infected eyes with his contact lenses, as such, he’s thinking about LASIK surgery. I constantly has to remind him that carrot juice can help with the inflammation of the eyes, especially when there is catarrhal elim ... Read on »
Fat Soluble Vitamins---Vitamin A and WLS by Diane S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 12:41pm Vitamins A, D, E and K are all classified as fat soluble vitamins - since they are soluble in fat and are absorbed by the body from the intestinal tract. They follow the same path of absorption as fat and any condition interfering with the absorption of fats would result in poor absorption of these vitamins as well. This class of vitamin can b ... Read on »
Acupuncture for the Eyes by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 06 May 2010 10:47am It’s quite easy to take our eyes for granted, most of the time — we rely on them so continuously as we move around, take in information, and relate to others. If the eyes function beautifully, we tend to forget about them until they complain somehow; and if we have problems, we correct them as best we can, and then adjust to whatever blurriness ... Read on »
All About Vitamin A by Bill .. Posted Tue 07 Dec 2010 12:15pm Vitamin A was first discovered back in 1912, by a Polish biochemist named Casimir Funk. He came up with the word vitamine, which was later given the name vitamin. Funk was the first to discover vitamins as we know them today, although vitamin A was actually the first one discovered, hence the letter “A” i ... Read on »
Vitamins for Eyesight by Israel L. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 03 Dec 2008 11:02pm Fact: Vitamin A is good for your eyesight. It contains retinoid, a group of compounds that has been proven to have a positive effect on vision, bone growth, and cell division amongst other things. Found in many vegetables and dairy products, Vitamin A is also referred to as anti-infective, because it strengthens the body’s immune system. And ... Read on »
Meandering With Myrn – Episode 132 by Myrna M. Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Wed 16 Mar 2011 1:33pm City Dog, Country Dog Shortly before I edited this podcast, I read a short story entitled “Silent Night” by Baynard Kendrick, a once-famous mystery writer whose work has since faded into more or less obscurity. The main character in “Silent Night’ is a blind private investigator who has developed his other senses to compensate for his loss ... Read on »