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News tag: blindness


Alternate sensory pathways may help treat blindness

18 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A newly discovered pathway for vision may help treat blindness, Australian researchers announced. Scientists at Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute of Monash University announced the discovery of a new pathway toward the brain and dispute the existing claim of a single route for transmitting information to the brain. The long-standing idea…


Men taking Viagra may face blindness

2 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Viagra affects the vision of men, likely causing blindness in men having eye problems, and seriously affecting even those with normal vision, a new study found. An ingredient found in this anti-impotence drug may inflict permanent damage to vision of men which already have an inherited eye condition, according to…