WASHINGTON - Researchers have discounted the possibility of a link between the use of mobile phones and the risk of eye cancer or melanoma.
WASHINGTON - A compact fibre-optic probe developed for the space programme is proving itself as the first non-invasive early detection device for cataract, the leading cause of vision loss worldwide.
SINGAPORE - A Singapore gangster was praised Sunday for donating two kidneys, a liver and a cornea, after he was hanged in prison for murdering a nightclub owner.
WASHINGTON - Beware of glaucoma, described as 'the sneak thief of sight,' because it strikes quietly and without pain, one of the leading causes of blindness in the US.
ThromboGenics is a Belgian biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of biopharmaceuticals for the treatment of eye disease, vascular disease and cancer.
The Company's prestigious lead product Microplasmin is in Phase III clinical development for the non-surgical treatment for the diseases which affects back of the eye, like vitreomacular adhesion.
SYDNEY - Just spending two to three hours outdoors daily is a great way of halting short sightedness or myopia, which is fast spreading among urban children worldwide.
If you've got a child and you have a disease and there's nothing for it in this country and you're desperate, this is the situation where any mother would take any damn chances to cure her child's illness, believes, Dr. Paul Sanberg, a professor and stem-cell researcher at the University of South Florida in Tampa.