• Researchers say that a traditional Ethiopian plant shows potential as a natural cure for malaria

    29 days ago - By Natural News

    It might have been eliminated as a public health problem in the U.S., but malaria continues to plague many other parts of the world. In Ethiopia, the infectious disease is traditionally treated using the Kleinia abyssinica herb. Local researchers have reported that the root of this African medicinal plant contains natural substances that...
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  • Ocular Bandage Gel shows potential for treating corneal epithelial defects

    Ocular Bandage Gel shows potential for treating corneal epithelial defects

    29 days ago - By Healio

    EyeGate Pharmaceutical's Ocular Bandage Gel demonstrated potential for use in treating corneal epithelial defects in a study of patients undergoing photorefractive keratectomy, according to preliminary results released by the company.
    The study, which enrolled 45 patients undergoing bilateral PRK, compared two Ocular Bandage Gel dosing regimens to the current standard of care, a bandage contact lens and artificial tears.
    On the fourth postoperative day, 100% of eyes treated in both Ocular Bandage Gel dosing regimens were healed, whereas in the standard of care group 87% were healed. In
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