News Stories

News Stories relating to "eye"

The Eyes Have It: New Diagnosis tool for Mental Illness

The power of the eye has always fascinated man, who has declared since ancient times that these enigmatic visual organs are "the mirrors of our soul". The latest developments in psychiatry may now add some weight to this concept, as a recent research study has indicated that the eye may hold the key to the diagnosis of severe mental...
read more

Gigantic Eyeball Found on Florida Beach

Beachcombing is a tougher job than it seems to be: First it was severed feet (still wearing sneakers!) washing up on beaches of Canada. Now it's a giant eyeball washing up on the Florida shore. Could...
read more 2 comments

We'll All Wear Glasses Soon

Does reading make you need glasses or is near-sightedness inyour genes? Researchers say that watching TV, working on thecomputer and reading all cause changes in our eyes whichmake us near-sighted. If you know someone who doesn't wearglasses, they may be carrying a book, but they don't reallylike to read.

Researcher Ian Morgan came to...

read more

Loosen Your Tie and Save Your Eyes

Wear your tie too tight and you risk blindness. A recent study measured the pressure of the fluid in the eyeballs of a group of men before and after they put on their ties. Researchers found a significant rise in pressure after the ties were tightened, and long-term pressure rises have been linked to glaucoma.

Doctors from the New York...

read more
Subscribe to Unknowncountry sign up now