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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Daily time with controlled blood sugar tied to risk of diabetic eye disease

Daily Time with Controlled Blood Sugar Tied to Risk of Diabetic...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) For people with diabetes, the chance of developing eye damage that can lead to blindness may depend on how many...
Samuel G. Jacobson speaks during the 2018 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Awards ceremony at Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon

Gene Therapy Breakthrough Wins World’s Largest Vision Award

LISBON (Reuters) Seven scientists in the United States and Britain who have come up with a revolutionary gene therapy cure for a rare genetic form...
The logo of Uber is pictured during the presentation of their new security measures in Mexico City

Brazil Uber Driver Accused of Kicking Out Blind Woman

By Marcelo Rochabrun SAO PAULO (Reuters) A blind woman said an Uber driver abruptly left her on the side of a Rio de Janeiro street last...
Flavia, who is visually impaired, gets make up put on by her teacher during a cosmetics class set up to help boost self-esteem at the Laramara association in Sao Paulo

Makeup Сourses for Blind Brazilian Women Boost Self-Image

SAO PAULO (Reuters) No mirrors needed by these women when they apply eye-liner, mascara and blush brushes. They can't see their faces Blind women are...
Ziv Aviram, CEO and co-founder of OrCam, poses for a portrait wearing the OrCam MyEye 2.0 device attached to a pair of glasses in his office in Jerusalem

Israeli Visual Aid Company OrCam Valued at $1 Billion

By Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM (Reuters) Israel's OrCam, which has developed a visual aid for the blind, has completed a funding round that values the company...
Actor and comedian Bill Cosby looks on as he departs after a judge declared a mistrial in his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown

Comedian Bill Cosby Back on Stage for First Gig since Sex...

(Reuters) U.S. comedian Bill Cosby performed his first stand-up gig since being swept up in sex scandals, joking in Philadelphia on Monday about his blindness...
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