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Ninety Percent of South East Asian Schoolchildren Are Nearsighted [Studies]

Researchers have concluded that up to 90 percent of students leaving school in major South East Asian cities are suffering from myopia — the fancy term for when things look fuzzy at a distance. According to Professor Ian Morgan, who conducted the study, the average used to be between 20 and 30 percent. More »
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Massive rise in Asian eye damage: Up to 90% of school leavers in major Asian cities are suffering from myopia

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Up to 90% of school leavers in major Asian cities are suffering from myopia - short-sightedness - a study suggests. Researchers say the "extraordinary rise" in the problem is being caused by students working very hard in school and ... Read Post

Why Up to 90% of Asian Schoolchildren Are Nearsighted

Health : Healthland (2 years ago)

Scientists say that an epidemic of myopia, or nearsightedness, is sweeping through Asian children, and is likely due to students spending too much time indoors studying and not enough time outside in the sunlight. It has long been t... Read Post

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Studying Low Participation in Cancer Screenings by South Asians

Health : Newswise Medical News (10 hours ago)

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