News tagged with eye problems
Researchers from Flinders University have set their sights on lymphatic drainage as a potential cure for unsightly eye bags.
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
The University of Dundee is a key partner in a pioneering study aiming to determine whether a scan of blood vessels in the eye can identify signs of heart disease.
Cardiology Apr 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
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
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
After a lengthy study spanning over four years, Professor Pauline Cho from the School of Optometry at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and her research team concluded that orthokeratology not only can correct ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Repeated exposure of the eye to ophthalmic antibiotics appears to be associated with the emergence of resistant strains of microbes among patients undergoing intraocular injection therapy for neovascular retinal disease, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
An international team of researchers has identified two new genes connected with hereditary renal diseases.
Genetics Sep 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(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 |
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 |
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