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Vision problems affect 2.2 billion people, warns WHO

Geneva: The World Health Organization’s first report on vision warns that the excessive time children spend indoors is linked to an increase in eye conditions such as myopia. The report published on Tuesday has not linked these increasing problems directly to the use of smartphones or any other kind of screen, the Efe news reported. […]

Iron Man Not Dead Yet? Know How He Comes Alive Here

New Delhi: Iron Man may have died while saving the world in ‘Avengers: Endgame’, but he comes alive in ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’. How? Through his persona, legacy and technological inventions, like one aptly named ‘EDITH’ — an acronym for “Even Dead I’m The Hero”. If you haven’t watched the film, here’s a spoiler alert. […]

How psychological stress affects vision

London: Persistent psychological stress which is widely recognised as a consequence of vision loss is also a major contributor to its development and progression, a new study has warned. The study, published in the EPMA Journal, is based on a comprehensive analysis of hundreds of published research and clinical reports on the relationship of stress […]

Sensory loss linked to greater risk of death

New York: A natural decline of the five classical senses – vision, hearing, taste, smell and touch — can predict a number of poor health outcomes, including greater risk of death, says a study. “We can now predict how changes in our senses can influence activities we think are really important, like walking, moving, and […]