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Autism

Vanderbilt study reveals senses of sight and sound separated in children with a…

Like watching a foreign movie that was badly dubbed, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have trouble integrating simultaneous information […]
Human eye

New hope for patients with macular degeneration

Macular degeneration is a leading cause of blindness in Australia, affecting one in seven people over the age of 50. […]
contact lens

Potential risk of coloured contact lenses

Researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)’s School of Optometry (SO) have recently conducted a study on 15 brands […]
pregnant woman yoga

Yoga accessible for the blind with new Kinect-based program

In a typical yoga class, students watch an instructor to learn how to properly hold a position. But for people […]
Woman with glasses, eye chart in background

Make eye checks a priority for diabetes 

The Macular Disease Foundation Australia and Diabetes Australia are calling on all Australians living with diabetes and health professionals to […]
Close-up portrait of a beautiful female blue eye

Celebrating a visionary man on World Sight Day 

To celebrate World Sight Day on 10 October 2013, the Macular Disease Foundation Australia’s Ambassadors Jan Utzon and Jean Kittson […]
At the Optician

Study shows that people who undergo cataract surgery to correct visual impairme…

People with cataract-related vision loss who have had cataract surgery to improve their sight are living longer than those with […]
Avocado and coconut ice cream

Avocado and coconut ice cream

This raw food recipe for vegan icecream with avocado and coconut is not only vegan, it’s also sugar free and gluten free. But it’s rich, sweet, super creamy vegan dessert that is adaptable and easy.
Kale chips

Kale chips

These crispy homemade chips are packed with flavour and nutrients. It’s amazing that just by drying kale, a delicious leafy green, you end up with such a tasty and simply crafted snack.
drugs and pills on medical form

Cheaper anti-cancer drug as effective as expensive drug in treating most common…

An anti-cancer drug has been proven to be equally as effective in treating the most common cause of blindness in […]