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Blood test may predict who is most at risk for diabetes

“Many employees with diabetes are not diagnosed and do not get treatment,” Kivimaki, who wasn’t involved in the study.

24 May 2018 1:22 PM

Lab-on-a-chip device may help repair eye damage: study

Retinal degeneration is a leading cause of blindness that, with other eye diseases will affect 196 million people worldwide in 2020.

10 May 2018 5:13 PM

Find out how sugar is ruining sex life

From erectile dysfunction to weaker orgasms here are ways sugar manages to crush passion.

09 Apr 2018 1:56 PM

Disabled boy to receive experimental therapy using little brother's stem cells

Seven-year-old Jay Shetty is all set to fly to the United States for an experimental stem cell treatment using his little brother's cells.

05 Mar 2018 8:47 PM

'Frequent tracking may improve blood sugar conditions in diabetics'

The condition may also lead to heart disease, kidney failure, blindness, amputations.

27 Feb 2018 9:11 PM


Retinal disease is ups chances of chronic blindness, says study

Of various retinal disorders, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema are two diseases that cause loss of vision.

16 Feb 2018 8:19 PM

Hot tea may be able to cut down risk of Glaucoma, says study

Glaucoma damages the optic nerve and causes vision loss. It damages the optic nerve by forming a fluid pressure inside the eye.

16 Dec 2017 8:25 AM

Vision for a better tomorrow

Early detection and treatment are the only two sure-shot ways to cure visual impairment and defects in children.

20 Nov 2017 12:11 AM

Study finds exercise drastically reduces risk of glaucoma

Experts are hopeful the findings could lead to new methods to prevent vision loss.

14 Nov 2017 1:55 PM

Novel gene therapy may restore partial vision, suggests study

Worldwide, there are an estimated 36 million people who are blind.

12 Nov 2017 12:14 PM


Smartphone addict goes blind after marathon gaming binge

The woman was diagnosed with retinal artery occlusion in her right eye at a hospital.

10 Oct 2017 6:02 PM

Seeing hope: FDA panel considers gene therapy for blindness

More than 260 genes can cause inherited retinal disorders, affecting 3 million worldwide.

10 Oct 2017 5:43 PM

Gene editing tool used to prevent glaucoma

Scientists wanted to have a better understanding of glaucoma so that it can be more effectively treated.

03 Oct 2017 3:17 PM

Scientists discover gene that causes vision loss in middle-age

Researchers examine how changes in RPGR can damage eye cells to cause X-linked retinitis pigmentosa that leads to degeneration of retina.

07 Sep 2017 7:46 AM

New gene treatment can help cure hereditary blindness

Nano-particles carrying the genes will only select target cells and prevent blindness

11 May 2017 10:54 AM


Gene editing surgery may prevent blindness: study

The third generation gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 can help edit the gene causing secretion leading to impairment

17 Feb 2017 4:05 PM

Leading from the front

Indian skipper Ajay Kumar Reddy has worked hard to reach this position.

15 Feb 2017 12:32 AM