How sleep apnea may contribute to normal-tension glaucoma risk
People with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome , a disorder characterized by repetitive episodes of paused and shallow breathing during sleep, are approximately ten times more...
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Home monitoring may allow earlier detection of visual field progression
Home monitoring the visual field using portable devices may improve detection of progression and be a viable alternative to the increased frequency of tests performed in the...
15 hours ago - Healio
Study confirms strong association between anxiety, depression, glaucoma
Researchers found that anxiety and depression are strongly linked with glaucoma, an association that does not change with age, according to a study in the American Journal of...
1 day ago - Healio
SS-OCT effective for detecting early glaucoma
Wide-field retinal nerve fiber layer maps using swept-source optical coherence tomography showed increased ability to detect signs of early glaucoma as compared with the...
1 day ago - Healio
PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Advances in glaucoma management blur the barriers between subspecialties
Glaucoma management has undergone significant advancements in recent years. New minimally invasive surgical options have become available, filling in the gap between medical...
2 days ago - Healio
Surgeon describes sutureless technique for Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation
Traditionally, the Ahmed glaucoma valve is used in more complicated cases after other surgical measures have been tried. Increasingly, however, the Ahmed glaucoma valve is...
7 days ago - Healio
Natural Remedies for the Prevention of Dry Eyes
By Dr. Mercola Although many accept declining eye sight as a part of natural aging, it is really more of a side effect of our modern lifestyle. Aging does not automatically...
8 days ago - Mercola
Central retinal thickness improves with Iluvien implant in previously treated eyes
BOSTON - Central retinal thickness values improved after exposure to fluocinolone acetonide implant in eyes previously treated for diabetic macular edema, according to a study...
10 days ago - Healio
No Clear Differences in Shunts for Glaucoma
Safety, efficacy similar to trabeculectomy
11 days ago - MedPageToday
Open-angle glaucoma may be associated with stroke risk
Open-angle glaucoma was associated with an increase in stroke risk, according to findings from a 10-year retrospective study.In the propensity score-matched cohort study...
12 days ago - Healio
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Supermarkets may Help People Consume Less Calories
Silent product reformulation may not achieve dramatic reductions in the population's calorie intake, but doubt remains on how it can reduce calorie intake.
‘Sample was too young,' experts comment on recent study on calcium and bone loss
There were no links found between dietary calcium intake and rates of bone loss in men, according to a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition. Experts who...
What is continuing care and how is it different than home health care?
Continuing care, home health care... understanding these terms can ensure better care for those who prefer aging in their own home. Consider this situation... One morning, Mary...
Walmart's Great Value frozen cherries recalled for listeria risk
Some frozen, organic, sweet, pitted cherries packaged under Walmart's Great Value brand are under recall after producer Sunrise Growers Inc. found Listeria monocytogenes during...
McDonald's to cut antibiotics from chicken supply by 2018
The move, unveiled in a policy statement on Wednesday, comes amid a broad effort to battle dangerous superbugs which are becoming increasingly resistant to medication.
Gut Microbes can Influence Certain Neurological Disorders
There are hundreds of species of bacteria in our gut. Each species plays a different role in our health and requires different nutrients for growth.
Could Common Vitamin Supplements Raise Lung Cancer Risk?
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All primary school children will be offered the flu vaccine from next year
Year Four pupils will get the vaccine in 2017-18 followed by pupils in Years Five and Six in 2018-19
Mitochondrial Genetic Patterns Associated With Autism
The risk for autism spectrum disorders may be influenced by genetic variations in mitochondrial DNA determined by ancient migrations.
How to Tell If You Actually Fried Your Eyes During Yesterday's Solar Eclipse
Photograph by Getty You're not the only one Googling "my eyes hurt" today The solar eclipse on August 21 was pretty much a once-in-your-lifetime event-the previous time it...