Monthly Archives: January 2015

Women in Ethiopia Band Together to Educate their Communities on Trachoma

Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness. A neglected tropical disease, it is responsible for the visual impairment of around 2.2 million people, of whom 1.2 million are irreversibly blind. Internationally, 53 countries are assessed to be endemic for blinding trachoma. Trachoma results from ocular infection with the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis which is spread […]

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By |January 30th, 2015|Community|0 Comments

Valentine’s Day Practice of Locking Eyes

We all know that eye contact is powerful; it can connect, intimidate, intuit, move, and reveal. A new trend sweeping the nation is now drawing on this age old wisdom to help singles find their match without being put through the wringer of crowded bars, competitive personalities, and endless talking. “Eye gazing,” as it is […]

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By |January 26th, 2015|Community, Holiday|0 Comments

New Study Shows Impact Of Vegetarian Diet On Cataract Formation

In a groundbreaking study, researchers at the University of Oxford compared the relative risk for cataract development in vegetarians and vegans against those who eat meat on a regular basis.

The study was performed on 27, 670 individuals over the age of 40. Participants were asked to fill out dietary surveys over the course of years […]

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By |January 23rd, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments