Fewer anti-VEGF injections needed over time
BOSTON - A real-world look at the treat-and-extend regimen of anti-VEGF agents for treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration showed improved vision in patients with...
3 days ago - Healio
MacuLogix board develops AMD consensus paper
MacuLogix has announced the launch of an optometric advisory board tasked with documenting the standard of care for treating age-related macular degeneration by developing a...
3 days ago - Healio
Novel pan-VEGF inhibitor shows promise for treating AMD
BOSTON - A novel VEGF-C/D inhibitor showed preliminary evidence of clinical activity in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration, according to a study...
6 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
AMD: No Harm from Delayed Anti-VEGF Tx
Findings characterized as 'reassuring' by authors
7 days ago - MedPageToday
Long-term anti-VEGF therapy maintains visual improvements
BOSTON - Long-term treat-and-extend anti-VEGF therapy maintains vision in some patients, even after 8 years and more than 50 injections, according to a study presented...
7 days ago - Healio
Warnings about safety of supplements in eye health review called 'gratuitous' by experts
A recent Cochrane Review article that looked at the effects of antioxidant supplements on AMD contained some warning statements about the safety of the products that...
12 days ago - NutraIngredients-USA - 2 articles
SalutarisMD launches trial of brachytherapy treatment for wet AMD
A clinical trial of an ophthalmic brachytherapy device for neovascular age-related macular degeneration has been launched, according to a press release from Salutaris Medical...
16 days ago - Healio
Cochrane review that belittled carotenoids' role in slowing AMD didn't value AREDS II result highly enough, researchers say
An article published last week in Cochrane Reviews that concludes lutein and zeaxanthin have little effect on the progression of AMD drew a strong reaction from researchers and...
17 days ago - NutraIngredients-USA
Gene variants in AMD may predict 3-year outcomes with PDT
Variants of the ARMS2 gene may be associated with the results of photodynamic therapy in wet age-related macular degeneration, according to a study.The 65 patients included in...
19 days ago - Healio
Magnification alone does not improve face perception in AMD
Magnification alone does not improve face perception and emotion recognition in patients with visual impairment due to age-related macular degeneration, according to a study.A...
23 days ago - Healio
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Gulf of Mexico DEAD ZONE caused by agricultural runoff from U.S. farms
Every year, a hypoxic zone appears along the Gulf of Mexico. Otherwise known as a “dead zone,” it is an area of water that contains little to no oxygen. The significantly...
Fetal Harm In Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy Related To Maternal...
Zika virus smothers immune system in pregnant women, causing severe abnormalities in fetus as well as other pregnancy related complications.
Liquorice pills can interfere with other medication
Liquorice pills are said to reduce hot flushes by 80% and reduce bone thinning. But a new Illinois study found they can interfere with the way the liver processes other drugs...
Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's
Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease , Drug Safety , Heartburn
Control Mechanisms of Synapse Formation Identified
Excitatory synapses release neurotransmitters that excite neurons and synaptic inhibitors release neurotransmitters to inhibit nerve cell excitability synapse.
New Terahertz Imaging Approach can be Useful for Detecting Early-Stage Skin...
Skin cancer can already be detected using terahertz light, but because of the low resolution, the cancer can only be seen after it has grown quite large.
Smart Label Could Detect Food and Cosmetic Spoilage, Contamination
A low-cost, portable, paper-based sensor incorporated into smart labels helps to detect food and cosmetic spoilage and contamination with easy-to-read results.
The Rock Shares His Gym Playlist So We Can All Workout Like Him
Rodale Inc. Ok, so maybe not exactly like him You probably can't lift like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the gym, but now at least you can listen to the music that gets him in...
Patients With Heart Failure Mostly Underestimate Their Disease Risk
The perception about heart disease severity varied between the patient and the physician who treated them.
Breast Milk Might Be Used To Fight Antibacterial Resistance
Sugars present in the breast milk helps take over bacteria which are usually resistant to antibiotics.