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Focusing on Vision Through an Environmental Lens by Environmental Health Posted Wed 30 Nov 2005 9:00pm Focusing on Vision Through an Environmental Lens Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
A Sharper Focus on Eye Research: The Sight Loss and Vision Priority Setting Partnership by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Sat 16 Nov 2013 10:06pm Vision loss and dysfunction affects almost 300 million people worldwide. Oddly enough, many people live with vision problems and either cannot or will not correct them. But ignoring vision and eye health is a big mistake that could cost many their eyesight. In fact, one such condition, myopia, will eventually cause blindn ... Read on »
Enfant Pediatric Vision Testing by Seeryus Mama .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Oct 2009 10:34pm Parents know what their children’s favorite foods are, what shoe size they wear and what cartoons they like to watch. But, how can we know if they can see correctly? According to the AmericanAcademy of Pediatrics (AAP), vision disorders are the fourth most common disability among children in the United States, yet many vision problems can ... Read on »
Enfant Pediatric Vision Testing by Seeryus Mama .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 10:03pm Parents know what their children’s favorite foods are, what shoe size they wear and what cartoons they like to watch. But, how can we know if they can see correctly? According to the AmericanAcademy of Pediatrics (AAP), vision disorders are the fourth most common disability among children in the United States, yet many vision problems ca ... Read on »
Vision Problems Can Rob Movie-Goers of 3-D by Medline Plus Posted Tue 21 Sep 2010 9:00am Some don't see the illusion, others develop nausea, experts say Tuesday, September 21, 2010 TUESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) -- As people crowd into theaters for the latest wave of 3-D movies, everyone seems to be oohing and ahhing over the visual feast provided by Hollywood's improv ... Read on »
5 Green Parent Posts: Autism & Coal, Video Games & Vision, Non-Toxic Label, Corporate Uterus Status, and Organic Community Garde by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 Apr 2011 12:00am Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box WordPress Plugin Don’t forget to click on the title of each post to get to the full article on the original site! Could coal power stations and  autism really b ... Read on »
Social Security Disability Insurance Information by Lee Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:06am This is the information I received from the guest speakers yesterday at the support group meeting. They are aware that I am posting this information and ask if anyone reading this has any questions to give them a call, even if you are not local, they still may be able to help you or give you the name of someone who can. I scanned this in to my co ... Read on »
FDA Approves Xalkori with Companion Diagnostic for a Type of Late-stage Lung Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Fri 26 Aug 2011 7:32pm FDA approves Xalkori with companion diagnostic for a type of late-stage lung cancer Second targeted therapy approved with a test this year The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Xalkori (crizotinib) to treat certain patients with late-stage (locally advanced or metastatic), non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) ... Read on »
AAP and AAO on vision therapy by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 28 Jul 2009 12:00am Interview with: Walter M. Fierson, MD, Chair of Learning Disabilities Subcommittee of Ophthalmology Section, American Academy of Pediatrics In “Groups Assail Vision Therapy as Remedy for Learning Disabilities,” Crystal Phend of MedPage Today reported that the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Opht ... Read on »
Stem Cells in Ophthalmology Update 18: Stem Cells Inc. Demonstrates That its Human Neural Stem Cells Preserve Vision – Get by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 15 Mar 2012 5:27pm On January 30, 2012, Stem Cells Inc. announced the publication of preclinical data demonstrating that its proprietary HuCNS-SCr cells (purified human neural stem cells) protect host photoreceptors and preserve vision in an animal model of retinal disease. The preclinical results are highly relevant to human disorders of vision loss, the most n ... Read on »