News tagged with ophthalmologist
Mayo Clinic researchers have trained mouse immune systems to eradicate skin cancer from within, using a genetic combination of human DNA from melanoma cells and a cousin of the rabies virus. The strategy, called cancer immunotherapy, ...
Cancer Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (11) | 0 |
A new paradigm to explain glaucoma is rapidly emerging, and it is generating brain-based treatment advances that may ultimately vanquish the disease known as the "sneak thief of sight." A review now available in Ophthalmology, the jo ...
Ophthalmology Mar 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
One of the most difficult things optometrists and ophthalmologists must tell a patient is that he or she has an eye disease that already has or could permanently rob them of their vision. Today, the most common diseases in ...
Ophthalmology Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Two major drug trials conclude there was little risk from a drug aimed at age-related macular degeneration. Yet a Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist began to note something concerning in some of her patients: an increase in pressure ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Technology developed at the University of Cambridge to detect peripheral visual field loss in young children will enable the earlier detection of brain tumours, potentially saving sight and lives.
Medical research Oct 12, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Hindsight, unlike many people's vision, is always 20/20. Laser eye surgery has become so common, it's easy to forget that just three decades ago a promising new treatment was greeted with skepticism and even fear.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
An FDA-approved green imaging dye can detect small amounts of fatty buildup along the walls of arteries , which can lead to heart attacks, shows a new study in rabbits.
Medical research May 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
NJIT and UMDNJ have executed a license agreement with The Incubation Factory, St. Louis, MO, covering their personal tonometer technology on which a patent is pending. The tonometer was developed by a research team led ...
Other May 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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