News tagged with vision problems
(Medical Xpress)—A formulation of the hormone progesterone, shown to be effective in women at risk for another preterm birth because they had a prior preterm birth, was not found to be effective in preventing preterm birth ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Children with a rare syndrome that includes a form of insulin-dependent diabetes have brain abnormalities that appear to set the stage for cognitive problems later in life, according to ...
Medical research Jul 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Yet another orally taken medication shows some promise in preventing relapse and disability for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, a new report suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London shows how a particular virus tricks the immune system into triggering inflammation and nerve cell damage in the brain, which is known to cause MS.
Neuroscience Jan 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration late Friday approved three new medications to help people battle type 2 diabetes.
Medications Jan 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults 20 to 74 years old. Dr. Michael Grodin, co-director of retinal services and director of clinical research at Katzen Eye Group, with locations around Baltimore, ...
Diabetes Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Jetrea (ocriplasmin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat an eye condition called symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion (VMA).
Medications Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Purdue University student's research project related to zebrafish eye development could lead to a better understanding of vision problems that affect billions of people worldwide.
Ophthalmology Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Older Americans see better than their parents did in old age, according to a new study that finds visual impairment among the U.S. elderly has declined 58 percent since the 1980s.
Ophthalmology Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many complications of diabetes, including kidney disease, foot problems and vision problems are generally well recognized. But the disease's impact on the brain is often overlooked.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients in the United States who have the cornea-damaging disease keratoconus may soon be able to benefit from a new treatment that is already proving effective in Europe and other parts of the world. The ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 24, 2011 | 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
Children in low and middle income countries should be given vitamin A supplements to prevent death and illness, concludes a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Aug 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Canadians who are less educated and have a lower income start out less healthy than their wealthier and better-educated compatriots, and remain so over the course of their lives.
Health Jun 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Visual symptoms and abnormalities occur at high rates in people with traumatic brain injury (TBI)—including Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans with blast-related TBI, reports a study, "Abnormal Fixation in Individuals with ...
Neuroscience Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0