News tagged with eye problem
(Medical Xpress) -- According to a new report published in Medical Problems of Performing Artists, Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart may have lived longer had he spent more time in the sun and allowe ...
Health Jul 13, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 6 |
Researchers have found a new gene that, when mutated, can lead to lymphoedema (swollen limbs) as part of a rare disorder that can also cause problems with eye and brain development. This is the fourth lymphoedema-related ...
Genetics Jan 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
People have long taken for granted that glasses and contact lenses improve vision for nearsightedness, but the genetic factors behind the common condition have remained blurry. Now researchers at Duke Medicine ...
Genetics May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
A new study involving Canada's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found a gene connected with a type of intellectual disability called Joubert syndrome.
Genetics May 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international team of researchers has identified two new genes connected with hereditary renal diseases.
Genetics Sep 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Early detection and diagnosis of open angle glaucoma important so that treatment can be used in the early stages of the disease developing to prevent or avoid further vision loss. Writing in a forthcoming issue of the International Jo ...
Medical research Oct 06, 2011 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
People with mild vascular disease that causes damage to the retina in the eye are more likely to have problems with thinking and memory skills because they may also have vascular disease in the brain, according to a study ...
Neuroscience Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers in Georgia Tech's Center for Behavior Imaging have developed two new technological tools that automatically measure relevant behaviors of children, and promise to have significant impact on the ...
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The National Eye Institute (NEI), a part of the National Institutes of Health, observes Glaucoma Awareness Month each January by encouraging Americans at higher risk for glaucoma to schedule a comprehensive dilated eye exam ...
Ophthalmology Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A Danish sperm donor has passed a potentially severe genetic disorder to five children after a screening test failed to catch that he had the disease, health officials said Monday.
Other Sep 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Botox developer Alan Scott says he rues the day he handed over rights to the best-selling wrinkle-smoothing drug to a US company for just $4.5 million, saying he might have become a billionaire.
Medications Feb 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Drug maker Novartis says it is taking legal action in Britain to make hospitals use an eye drug that costs 700 pounds ($1,130) per shot instead of a cheaper one that costs 60 pounds ($97).
Medications Apr 24, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0