Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Health: Medicine

Advances in Science & Technology Series: Health & Medicine

11 of 41 state-of-the-art programs from the Advances in Science and Technology Series that focus on Health and Medicine advances. Each program offers 4 - 6 clearly illustrated individual segments. Produced by London Television Service. Series: 41 x 30-minute programs.
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Eye, Ear and Nose Advances

Eye, Ear and Nose Advances

"Laser Eyes" - laser surgery, which takes 15 seconds, brings life-long benefit for people with nearsightedness; "Glaucoma" - by asking patients to identify flickering targets on a computer screen, early signs of glaucoma can be detected; "Liquid Specs" - inexpensive glasses, made from plastic bags and water, can bring sight to impoverished people in Third World countries; "Sound Breakers" - Tinnitus, a disease that causes sounds and "ringing" in the ears, can now be relieved by listening to a specially recorded song of the sea; "Dizzy Spells" - tiny crystals caught in the inner ear is the most common form of vertigo. Now an arcade-like simulator helps dislodge those crystals; "Snore Stop" - a simple operation in which a laser cuts a thin layer of soft palate helps people troubled by snoring. 02/08DE IJSCA 30 min.

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