Eye Health

Air Pollution and Eye Health

The eye is a delicate organ with a large and moist area exposed to the environment. Thus, it is more susceptible to air pollution than other parts of the body. However, the response of eyes to airborne pollutants ranges from nil to severe irritation and chronic pain; even with contact lenses, eyes are still more sensitive to such effects.

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Advanced computer model could lead to improvements in 'bionic eye' technology

Advanced computer model could lead to improvements in 'bionic eye' technology

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Researchers uncover the mysteries of sleep disorders in multiple system atrophy

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New technique can make X-rays more efficient at diagnosing bone and other injuries

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Researchers identify nonelectrical cells that transition the brain from plasticity to stability

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Study links chronic sinus inflammation with alterations in brain activity

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‘Go ahead and vote me out’: What other places can learn from Santa Rosa’s tent city

SlowMo therapy helps treat paranoid thoughts in people experiencing psychosis

SlowMo therapy helps treat paranoid thoughts in people experiencing psychosis

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Computer-based approach helps diagnose neurological disorders based on motor impairment

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Prenatal exposure to phthalates is linked to altered cognitive outcomes in infants

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Study shows how leptin suppresses appetite

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Study shows stronger link between Down syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia

World's first human tracheal transplant performed by Mount Sinai surgeons

World's first human tracheal transplant performed by Mount Sinai surgeons

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Implantable sensor based on gold nanoparticles revolutionizes medical diagnostics

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New exosome-coated stent repairs damaged tissue, heals vascular injury

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New mini-microscope enables imaging of complex brain functions in freely moving mice

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Olympus announces global image of the year award winners

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Video games may help improve surgical skills training for medical students

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Unique approach to heart-liver transplant offers new hope for highly sensitized patients

Single injection of RNA therapy improves vision in patient with genetic form of childhood blindness

Single injection of RNA therapy improves vision in patient with genetic form of childhood blindness

Autistic individuals may be wrongly perceived as deceptive and lacking credibility

Autistic individuals may be wrongly perceived as deceptive and lacking credibility