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Screen time disrupts sleep by resetting internal clocks (Thu, 29 Nov 2018)
Prolonged exposure to light late at night causes certain cells in the eye to reset the body's internal clock and upset its rhythms, which can harm health.
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How to make saline solution (Thu, 29 Nov 2018)
Saline solution is easy to make at home using salt and water. Here, we look at how to make saline solution, its uses, and how to store the solution safely.
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3 (or more) spooky ways to trick your brain this Halloween (Wed, 31 Oct 2018)
Did you really see that pale face just now? What was that sound? This Halloween, test the limits of your brain with these easy spooky experiments.
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How do you treat a droopy eyelid? (Thu, 18 Oct 2018)
Ptosis refers to a droopy eyelid, where the upper eye area lowers downward. Causes include genetics, eye surgery, and excessive rubbing. Treatment can involve surgery, but usually for cosmetic reasons only. Prevention is harder due to genes playing a role. Learn more about this manageable condition here.
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What is this white spot on my eyeball? (Fri, 12 Oct 2018)
A white spot on the eye is often a corneal ulcer or a pinguecula. These eye conditions are treatable. It is essential to seek immediate medical attention for a white spot on the eye, as long-lasting damage can occur without treatment. Learn more about white spots on the eye, their causes, and treatment options here.
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How do hearing and sight influence cognitive decline? (Fri, 12 Oct 2018)
Hearing and sight loss are tied to faster cognitive decline, so does addressing these issues slow down cognitive deterioration? New studies investigate.
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Drugs could one day treat nearsightedness, reveals gene study (Wed, 10 Oct 2018)
The molecular pathways involved in the development of near- and farsightedness are different, according to an animal study of gene changes in the retina.
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Can Viagra permanently damage vision? (Fri, 05 Oct 2018)
A case study examines the damage that Viagra can potentially do to the retina. In doses above recommended levels, the blue pill might make you see red.
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Some chiropractic treatments can harm eyesight (Tue, 02 Oct 2018)
A new case study warns that certain chiropractic techniques can lead to problems with vision due to their direct effect on the eye's retina.
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What are the early signs of MS? (Thu, 20 Sep 2018)
The early signs and symptoms of MS can vary widely, and some can be significantly challenging or debilitating. Here, learn more about the early symptoms of MS, such as vision problems and numbness, and when to consult a doctor.
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