Myopia

Could Your Shortsightedness Be Genetic?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Genetic clues to the cause of short-sightedness have been uncovered that could lead to new treatments. Scientists discovered 24 new genes that help...

Why Asia Is Suffering From A ‘Bad Eyesight Epidemic’

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Around 90% of Asian school leavers suffer from shortsightedness, with experts warning that China, Japan and South Korea are in the grip of a bad eyesi...

Notes From Both Sides of the Channel

Jonathan Meades | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK Politics
Jonathan Meades

Last week I was researching film locations for a series of films I'm doing about a France, which most Britons won't recognize, most French too. Housing projects encircle Paris. Maybe 'encircle' is too mild. Maybe 'lay siege' to Paris is appropriate.