FDA accepts supplemental biologics license application for 12-week dosing of Eylea
The FDA has accepted a supplemental biologics license application from Regeneron for a 12-week dosing interval of Eylea for patients with wet age-related macular degeneration...
2 days ago - Healio
5-year risk of AMD dramatically lower for younger generations
Researchers found that each 20th century generation was more than 60% less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration than the previous generation, in a study assessing...
16 days ago - Healio
AAO Poster Roundup: AMD Natural History; Treat and Extend; Longer Injection Intervals
Selected presentations from the ophthalmology meeting
25 days ago - MedPageToday
Study shows no effect of vitamin supplementation on macular pigment density
Dietary supplementation of lutein, zeaxanthin, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins does not increase macular pigment optical density in healthy individuals with a family history...
26 days ago - Healio
Study finds huge decline in risk for AMD in Baby Boom and later generations
The risk of developing age-related macular degeneration is much less in the Baby Boom (1946-1964) and later generations than in earlier generations, for unclear reasons.
26 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
AAO Poster Roundup: Anti-VEGF Agents Perform Similarly in AMD; Tele-Glaucoma Screening is Feasible
Selections from poster sessions at ophthalmology meeting
26 days ago - MedPageToday
Genetic testing for AMD first step toward personalized medicine in eye care
Personalized medicine has become a trend in many facets of health care, from oncology to cardiology, and genetic testing for age-related macular degeneration signals its foray...
29 days ago - Healio
Genetic testing for AMD: Not an ‘all-or-nothing' proposition
In many respects, we live in a world of absolutes. For instance, in the late 1800s, Dr. Henry Pickering Bowditch proclaimed the “all-or-none law” to describe how nerves and...
29 days ago - Healio
Specific gene variants play role in response to anti-VEGF treatment
Specific genetic variants were found to play a role in the response to anti-VEGF treatment for age-related macular degeneration in a real-life retrospective study conducted in...
1 month ago - Healio
Ground-breaking eye health study offers new hope for AMD sufferers
Results from a two-year eye health study - the first of its kind in the world - have shown a new hope for people suffering from age-related macular degeneration , the most...
1 month ago - News Medical - 4 articles
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New Therapeutic Approach May Stop Breast Cancer Metastasis And Recurrence
FDA approved drugs can stop the spread of breast cancer and prevent cancer recurrence by targeting stem-like tumor cells that play key role in metastasis.
The top wellness trends for 2018, revealed by Pinterest
In anticipation of the New Year, Pinterest have put together a list of the top wellness trends for 2018 - and there's plenty to enjoy.
Natural Cell Death - Risk for Diabetes and Heart Diseases
High plasma levels of circulating markers of apoptotic cell death are associated with increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Centralized Chronic Disease Management Improves Patient Outcomes
Population health management programs that have centralized support can improve outcomes for patients with diabetes, cardiovascular disease or hypertension.
An Injury to the Spinal Cord may Affect the Heart
Secondary damage to an heart caused by the spinal cord injury may range from mild to severe as only small number nerve fibers associated to the heart are present there.
Type 2 Diabetes Complications Hits Younger Patients Harder
Risk factors for developing cardiovascular, eye and renal problems following type 2 diabetes much more common among patients diagnosed before the age of 45.
Heart Defects in Fetus Due to High Blood Sugar Levels of Mother
The leading non-genetic risk factor for the disease is a mother having diabetes during pregnancy, although genetics was thought to be a risk factor.
Chemotherapy found to increase the number of tumor cells circulating in the...
Chemotherapy is a pretty scary prospect, but a lot of people are convinced by their doctors that its potential benefits are worth enduring the very unpleasant side effects...
Add cinnamon to your treats this holiday season: Research confirms the spice...
Cinnamon may be the spice you need this holiday season as a new study finds that it can potentially protect you from obesity. A team of researchers from the University of...
Critical Care Resource Utilization and Outcomes of Children With Moderate...
Objectives: To characterize admission patterns, critical care resource utilization, and outcomes in moderate pediatric traumatic brain injury. Design: Retrospective cohort...