Ethiopian 7-year trial finds that childhood eye infection increases after antibiotic program ends
Continuous mass distribution of azithromycin in northern Ethiopia, where the childhood eye infection trachoma is a major cause of blindness, is effective in preventing...
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Opternative takes online vision testing to Mexico
In its first international partnership, Opternative Inc. will work with Ben & Frank to bring the company's online vision tests to patients in Mexico. “Launching our first...
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Aerie confirms Rhopressa's mechanism of action in open-angle glaucoma, ocular hypertension
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This Woman Took Two Different Photos in the Same Outfit to Prove How Deceptive Social Media Is
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What You Need To Know About Baby Allergies
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Bascom Palmer Eye Keeps Top Ophthalmology Hospital Ranking
For the 15th consecutive year, the Miami-based hospital received the number 1 ranking in U.S. News & World Report's list of best eye hospitals. Medscape Medical News
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Significant correlation found between visual deficits, dyslexia
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Bascom Palmer, Wills Eye top list of best ophthalmology hospitals
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Eyenovia's piezo-print latanoprost microdose shows positive results
A proof-of-concept study of a microdose of latanoprost 0.005% showed positive results, according to a press release from Eyenovia. The EYN PG21 study evaluated 60 eyes of 30...
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Treating Type 2 diabetes with this traditional Thai herbal extract
Mathurameha, also known as Mathura Meha, is a traditional herbal formula used as alternative treatment for people with diabetes in Thailand. In a study published at BMC...
Women whose mothers live to the ripe old age of 90 are 25% more likely to...
Scientists at the University of California, San Diego, believe genetics may play a key role. Yet they also speculate that healthy behaviours passed onto younger generations...
Secondhand Smoke in Childhood May Up the Risk of Arthritis in Later Life
Exposure to secondhand smoke in childhood is associated with arthritis risk, finds a new study.
Componds Present in Vegetables May Help Prevent Colon Cancer
Chemical compounds produced by vegetables like cabbage, kale, and broccoli may protect us from colon cancers, finds a new study.
Radar May Replace Stethoscopes: Study
New method to identify and diagnose heart sounds using radar may replace stethoscopes in near future, finds a new study.
Marital spats may cause disease: Couples who argue have higher levels of...
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Ebola fears in the Democratic Republic of Congo raised
Professor Paul Hunter, of the University of East Anglia, admitted this poses ‘substantial' problems for aid workers battling round-the-clock to contain the outbreak.
Artificial Placenta Created by Scientists May Give New Insights into Some...
Synthetic placenta devised can help give new insights into some vital research issues, finds a new study.
Combining three blood pressure drugs into a single pill is 20% more effective
Dr Ruth Webster, of the George Institute for Global Health in Australia, said: 'Our results could help millions of people globally reduce their blood pressure and their risk of...
Perrigo to split off pharma business
Perrigo has announced plans to split off its drug business into a separate entity.