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(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
(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 |
On the road at night or on a tennis court at dusk, the eye can be deceived. Vision is not as sharp as in the light of day, and detecting a bicyclist on the road or a careening tennis ball can be tough.
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
Cigarette smoking is a well-known risk factor for a wide-range of diseases. Now, scientists have evidence that smoking may also increase the risk of age-related cataract, the leading cause of blindness and vision loss in ...
Ophthalmology Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(AP)—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a weeks-old baked potato was the source of a botulism outbreak at a Utah prison where inmates consumed cell-brewed alcohol.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists from Australia's Vision Centre have demonstrated a quick, accurate test under lights for one of the world's leading causes of blindness.
Ophthalmology Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly 100 years after a British neurologist first mapped the blind spots caused by missile wounds to the brains of soldiers, Perelman School of Medicine researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have ...
Neuroscience Oct 04, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Custom-mixed medicines like the steroid shots suspected in a meningitis outbreak have long been a source of concern, and their use is far wider than many people realize.
Medications Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study suggests caffeinated coffee drinkers should limit their intake to reduce their chances of developing vision loss or blindness. According to a scientific paper in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, heavy ...
Ophthalmology Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A simple test of eyelid sensitivity may help vision professionals in evaluating one of the most common eye-related symptoms: dry eyes. A new study linking increased eyelid sensitivity to decreased function of the eyelid margins ...
Ophthalmology Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The advanced neovascular, or "wet," form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), left untreated, is the most common cause of vision loss among the elderly and a leading reason for their loss of driving privileges. But ...
Ophthalmology Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Governments could add billions of dollars to their economies annually by funding the provision of an eye examination and a pair of glasses to the estimated 703 million people globally that needed them in ...
Other Oct 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
People who take statins to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease are less likely to be diagnosed with the most common form of glaucoma, according to a nationwide study of more than 300,000 patients. A University of ...
Ophthalmology Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Leptin—commonly dubbed the "fat hormone"—does more than tell the brain when to eat. A new study by researchers at The University of Akron and Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) shows that leptin ...
Medical research Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The real culprits of colour blindness are vision cells rather than unusual wiring in the eye and brain, recent research has shown.
Ophthalmology Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0