Cardiology

When it comes to strokes, timing is everything

Sudden onset of blurred vision, slurred speech, numbness or paralysis in the face, arm, or leg can be indications of a stroke. Oftentimes, many wait to seek help, but this can be a fatal mistake: the risks of permanent damage ...

Health

Making alcohol, tobacco and drug use less appealing for teens

Picture this: Young people at a beach party, having a great time, looking healthy, holding bottles of cold beer. What's missing from our beer ad? Vomiting, blurred vision, clouded judgment and hangovers, among other things.

Ophthalmology

Watch your step—blur affects stepping accuracy in older adults

Visual blurring—like that produced by bifocals or multifocal lenses—may cause errors in foot position when walking. And that could contribute to the risk of tripping and falling in older adults, suggests a study in the ...

Ophthalmology

Ranibizumab reverses vision loss caused by diabetes

Ranibizumab, a prescription drug commonly used to treat age-related vision loss, also reverses vision loss caused by diabetes among Hispanic and non-Hispanic whites, according to a new study led by investigators from the ...

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