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World Diabetes Day 2021: Eye expert reveals how to detect early sign of diabetes

Did you know diabetes can cause damage to your eyes over time that can lead to poor vision or even blindness? This World Diabetes Day 2021, know from an eye specialist about the symptoms in a probable diabetic patient
World Diabetes Day 2021: Eye expert reveals how to detect early sign of diabetes(Twitter/ModernRetina)
World Diabetes Day 2021: Eye expert reveals how to detect early sign of diabetes(Twitter/ModernRetina)
Updated on Nov 13, 2021 08:37 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Study finds screen time linked to risk of myopia in young people

A new study has revealed a link between screen time and higher risk and severity of myopia, or short-sightedness, in children and young adults.
This research comes at a time when our children have been spending more time than ever looking at screens for long periods, due to school closure(Pixabay)
This research comes at a time when our children have been spending more time than ever looking at screens for long periods, due to school closure(Pixabay)
Updated on Oct 09, 2021 04:19 PM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

Mothers with diabetes during pregnancy have increased risk of eye problems

  • The research analysed the associations between maternal diabetes before or during pregnancy and the risk of high refractive error (RE): conditions in which there is a failure of the eye to properly focus images on the retina.
Researchers found that mothers who have diabetes before or during their pregnancy are more likely to have children who go on to develop eye problems.(Unsplash)
Researchers found that mothers who have diabetes before or during their pregnancy are more likely to have children who go on to develop eye problems.(Unsplash)
Published on Aug 18, 2021 09:21 AM IST
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No option but to burn stubble, say farmers as doctors worry about Covid

Fear patient load will increase as virus impacts lungs and pollution from the burning fields can severely affect people’s health
Stubble being burnt after harvesting of paddy in Jalandhar last year.(ANI/For representation only)
Stubble being burnt after harvesting of paddy in Jalandhar last year.(ANI/For representation only)
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 04:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | ByVishal Rambani, Patiala

Online classes leading to stress, eye problems in children, say parents

Health problems are cropping up as screen time increases for students due to schools being shut because of the Covid-19 pandemic
Though the human resource development ministry has asked schools to limit screen time for students, many institutes are not following the new directions, say parents.(Keshav Singh/HT/For representation only)
Though the human resource development ministry has asked schools to limit screen time for students, many institutes are not following the new directions, say parents.(Keshav Singh/HT/For representation only)
Updated on Jul 20, 2020 09:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Want probation? Plant 2 neem saplings, court tells 2 assault convicts in Mohali

Judicial magistrate Kharar, Krishnanuja Mittal also asked them to maintain peace and be of good behaviour during this period.
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Published on Dec 04, 2019 12:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByShailee Dogra

Only 46% Indian kids get regular eye tests

Air pollution can cause excessive rubbing of eyes resulting in weak vision.
To protect eyesight in children under 12 years of age, ophthalmologists recommend eating a diet rich in proteins, reducing screen time and ensuring adequate sleeping hours amongst other steps.(Unsplash)
To protect eyesight in children under 12 years of age, ophthalmologists recommend eating a diet rich in proteins, reducing screen time and ensuring adequate sleeping hours amongst other steps.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 21, 2019 01:10 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New Delhi

Working long hours? Rest your eyes

How to take care of the dry eye problem
Updated on Jul 06, 2019 12:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByParamita Ghosh

Toxic caterpillars causing rashes, asthma attacks spotted around London

There has been an outbreak of rashes, vomiting and asthma attacks in London caused by white-haired caterpillars that live in oak trees.
Breathing difficulties are being caused by caterpillars who are covered in thousands of hairs containing the protein thaumetopoein.(Shutterstock)
Breathing difficulties are being caused by caterpillars who are covered in thousands of hairs containing the protein thaumetopoein.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 11:19 AM IST
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Associated Press | ByHT Correspondent

Sunglasses are not just a fashion statement in summer. They offer some real health benefits too

From blocking out the harmful UV rays to protecting your eyes from infection, here’s why sunglasses are a good buy this summer.
Wearing good quality spectacles or sunglasses outside can protect your eyes from the germs and bacteria in the atmosphere, thereby, protecting your eyes from bacterial, fungal and viral infections.(Shutterstock)
Wearing good quality spectacles or sunglasses outside can protect your eyes from the germs and bacteria in the atmosphere, thereby, protecting your eyes from bacterial, fungal and viral infections.(Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 16, 2018 03:24 PM IST
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Asian News International, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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