News tagged with eye disease
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from Christchurch have played a crucial role in an international study aimed at saving the lives of very premature babies.
Pediatrics May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new class of drug targeting skin cancer's genetic material has been successfully tested in humans for the first time, opening the way to new treatments for a range of conditions from skin cancers to eye ...
Cancer May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Robert Greenberg got tired of hearing from senior engineers that it wasn't possible to build his product idea: a bionic eye that gives sight to the blind. "A lot of the folks straight out of school didn't know any better, ...
Medical research May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1
Adding omega-3 fatty acids did not improve a combination of nutritional supplements commonly recommended for treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a major cause of vision loss among older Americans, ...
Ophthalmology May 06, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers from the Germans Trias i Pujol Health Sciences Research Institute Foundation (IGTP), the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), and the Sant Joan de Déu de Martorell Hospital, has identified a new ...
Neuroscience Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer AG said Thursday that its net profit rose 11.5 percent in the first quarter as new drugs, led by blood thinner Xarelto, boosted sales.
Medications Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When the eye cancer retinoblastoma is diagnosed in racial and ethnic minority children whose families don't have private health insurance, it often takes a more invasive, potentially life-threatening course than in other ...
Cancer Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Identification of specific genetic variants associated with common eye disorders could improve treatment and prevention
The eye is covered by a clear and protective layer called the cornea, and abnormal thickness of the cornea can result in eye disease. An international research team including Chiea Chuen Khor of the A*STAR ...
Genetics Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Natural lubricants play an important role in health, including a well-known effect to help prevent osteoarthritis in knee and ankle joints. However, much is still unknown about their role and function in other areas of the ...
Ophthalmology Apr 18, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Dry eye disease (DED) is a common condition that causes discomfort, visual disturbance and potentially damaging ocular surface inflammation that greatly impacts a person's quality of life. An estimated nine million people ...
Ophthalmology Apr 18, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
TU Delft is developing a special respirator for children with a neuromuscular disease. The Sporters in Actie foundation collected €100,000 for research on this breathing mask during the 'Greatest Golf Tournament ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR), or the formation of scar tissue in the eye, is a serious, sight-threatening complication in people recovering from surgical repair of retinal detachment. PVR is difficult to predict, ...
Ophthalmology Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) continues to be the leading cause of visual impairment in the United States for people over age 65, according to a study recently published online in Ophthalmology, the journal of the ...
Ophthalmology Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Using new technology and new approaches, researchers at Lund University in Sweden hope to be able to explain why people suffer vision loss in eye diseases such as retinal detachment and glaucoma.
Ophthalmology Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study raises the intriguing possibility that drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol may be effective against macular degeneration, a blinding eye disease.
Medical research Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
This is a partial list of human eye diseases and disorders.
The World Health Organization publishes a classification of known diseases and injuries called the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems or ICD-10. This list uses that classification.
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