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Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance

...ered cuts to his head. Some equipment, charts, his eye glasses and packages went flying out of the cabin. Fogg, 41, is 6 feet tall and weighs 220 pounds. He said his size may have helped him avoid being sucked out of the twin-engine turboprop plane. "My left hand was on the ceiling and was holding me...

Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable

...ion to patients who have already gone blind in one eye is unacceptable concludes the July issue of Drug ...es that dictate that patients must go blind in one eye before being given treatment for the other are unacceptable. It continues: Pegaptanib and ranibizu...

Luciano Pavarotti Believes He is 'nearing His End'

... treatment he has chosen to stay out of the public eye but he has still been working. He is giving lessons and he is concentrating on his health," Robinson said....

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...be announced in the fields of infectious diseases, eye diseases, cardiovascular disorders, and neurosciences. S$1.5 billion has been set aside for the second phase of the Biomedical Sciences Initiative, which aims to position Singapore as a leader in scientific and medical research....

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...drills and in case of need. From vaccination, to eye check-up, dentistry, and surgeries, the medical department on board keeps working round the clock, like other departments, to be battle efficient. The crew, especially the airwing, keeps injuring on a daily basis. Recently, the oldest crew member who...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

... that our president has essentially turned a blind eye to the issue of climate change, it raises a lot of concerns. So we wanted to help put the pressure on the federal government, and we think that's worked quite well thus far." Indeed, the dominoes have started falling across the country. Nine nort...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

...opment of blood vessel tumors in the retina of the eye and in the brain; lesions and cysts can also develop in other parts of the body). ELSTs are associated with significant dysfunction of hearing and balance, including sudden irreversible hearing loss. The mechanisms and appropriate treatments for th...

Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

...les through gestures and vocalizations paired with eye contact, a child with ASD may struggle to open it themselves or fuss, often without looking at the nearby person. Compromised ability to initiate and respond to opportunities to share experiences with others: Children with ASD infrequently monitor ...

Eyeglass Guide Launched That Aids in Choosing the Right Eyewear

... Also on this site is an interactive lifestyle and eye health quiz that offers customized eyewear advice ...ffort to educate consumers about the importance of eye health. The guide provides information about lens material choices and vision-optimizing enhancement...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...forward, Dr. Cramer said, researchers must keep an eye on safety to ensure vulnerable patients do not get hurt. He added that he did not expect robotic devices to completely replace human therapists....

Visual Impairment Linked to Greater Mortality Risk

...tion indicates that visual impairment, age-related eye disease or both are markers of aging and frailty or whether these ocular conditions accelerate aging, thus leading to relatively earlier death in older persons," they conclude. "If a direct or indirect causal effect from visual impairment on earli...

New Data Reinforces Correlation Between Carbohydrate Quality and Loss of Vision

...at comprise a high-glycemic-index diet may provide eye tissue"It is possible that the type of damage produced by poor quality carbohydrates on eye tissue is similar in both diabetic eye disease and AMD." Taylor and colleagues conclude that the r...

Kylie Almost Doubled Earnings in Breast Cancer Year Off

...east cancer . Despite retreating from the public eye to battle the disease, the Aussie sensation almost doubled her income from the preceding year. According to the accounts of her company Darenote, Kylie received a salary of 1.85 million pounds, expenses of 42,366 pounds and other earnings of 2.63 m...

Hospital Infection Affecting Patients in Scotland

...ed infections (HAIs) can range from minor skin and eye problems to super bugs such as MRSA and Clostridium difficile. It causes severe diarrhoea and illness and in the most serious cases can lead to death. Nicola Sturgeon has promised tougher action to end the scandal of patients falling ill in the pla...

Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

One of Americas biggest eye care companies has had its recent invention-the Cu...a patient's eyes to see far (myopia) and the other eye to see objects close-up (presbyopia). According to the FDA the instrument works by correcting al...

Too Much White Rice, Pasta and Bread may Increase Chances of AMD

...at comprise a high-glycemic-index diet may provide eye tissue"It is possible that the type of damage produced by poor quality carbohydrates on eye tissue is similar in both diabetic eye disease and AMD." Taylor and colleagues conclude that the ...

Tourettes Syndrome in Children may also Result in Superior Learning Skills

...sychologia, tics in Tourettes syndrome can include eye blinking, repeated throat clearing or sniffing, arm thrusting, kicking, shoulder shrugging, or jumping. In a study, eight children, aged 8-17, with Tourettes syndrome, and eight typically developing children of the same ages without the disorder w...

Miraculous Recovery for Australian Child Whose Throat was Speared

... and could suffer stroke, intestinal infection and eye problems. "I could put my index finger in the wound right through to the knuckle," pediatric surgeon Vincent Varjavandi said last week. "It ran up towards his brain but just fell short. It went between everything: his windpipe, his oesophagus Cu...

Men Under Knife to Reduce Bulging Waistline in Britian

... years ago. One in five operations are to remove eye bags, called a blepharoplasty, while facelifts acc...tfield said: 'In many cases, saggy skin around the eye area can add a decade on to a man. Its extremely rewarding seeing a rather conservative 50-something...

Lost And Found -Tooth In A Sportsman's Head

... a cut, they stitched me up, but straight away the eye swelled right up. My whole eye closed over and it was closed over for more than a week."The doctor thought that was just from the t...

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