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Air Pollution and Eye Health

The eye is a delicate organ with a large and moist area exposed to the environment that makes it more susceptible to air pollution than other parts of the body.

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Study focuses on retinal roughness in Alzheimer’s disease

Study focuses on retinal roughness in Alzheimer’s disease

Racket sport padel related to increased risk of eye injuries

Racket sport padel related to increased risk of eye injuries

Eating 2.5 grams of pure natural cocoa powder improves daytime visual acuity

Eating 2.5 grams of pure natural cocoa powder improves daytime visual acuity

Heidelberg researchers replicate rare genetic defect in fish model

Heidelberg researchers replicate rare genetic defect in fish model

AI system can rapidly identify healthy, productive skin stem cells

AI system can rapidly identify healthy, productive skin stem cells

New method uses swabs from smartphone screens to accurately detect COVID-19

New method uses swabs from smartphone screens to accurately detect COVID-19

Study: Subconscious changes in day-to-day movements can predict Alzheimer’s disease

Study: Subconscious changes in day-to-day movements can predict Alzheimer’s disease

Women who use hormonal contraceptives face higher risk of developing glaucoma

Women who use hormonal contraceptives face higher risk of developing glaucoma

Study shows that neurons establish functional connections only with one retina

Study shows that neurons establish functional connections only with one retina

Deep learning could transform the ability to accurately interpret HIV test results

Deep learning could transform the ability to accurately interpret HIV test results

Controlling brain state transitions using a molecule responsive to light

Controlling brain state transitions using a molecule responsive to light

New details on transport protein could help develop drugs for neurological diseases

New details on transport protein could help develop drugs for neurological diseases

Precision medicine may lead to more effective treatments for ocular conditions

Precision medicine may lead to more effective treatments for ocular conditions

Study sheds new light on the function of a sight-saving growth factor

Study sheds new light on the function of a sight-saving growth factor

Researchers explore potential exposure to microbial agents in-utero

Researchers explore potential exposure to microbial agents in-utero

How coordination between the brains and bodies of infants develop during sleep

How coordination between the brains and bodies of infants develop during sleep

Researchers identify specific cells and proteins that control the sneeze reflex

Researchers identify specific cells and proteins that control the sneeze reflex

New eye surface reconstruction method using mussel adhesive protein

New eye surface reconstruction method using mussel adhesive protein

Study finds ‘widespread’ use of toxic chemicals in a range of cosmetics

Study finds ‘widespread’ use of toxic chemicals in a range of cosmetics

New approach to gene therapy uses common pain reliever to fight against genetic diseases

New approach to gene therapy uses common pain reliever to fight against genetic diseases