Tagged: Ageing

Keeping an eye on glaucoma

Glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide, is caused by damage to the optic nerve from an increase in fluid pressure. Most cases of glaucoma remain undiagnosed, especially at...

The ABCs of the brain

Well over half a century ago, American linguist Benjamin Lee Whorf proposed that language affects perception and thought. Although Whorfian effects have been found in behavioural studies, no studies on...