Regular walking may protect against heart failure post menopause
Walking for at least 40 minutes several times per week at an average to fast pace is associated with a near 25 percent drop in the risk of heart failure among post-menopausal...
17 days ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Regular Walking Post Menopause Drops the Risk of Heart Failure
Brisk regular walking for 40 minutes or more can reduce the risk of heart failure in post menopause women and can also have other benefits regardless of a woman's body weight.
18 days ago - Medindia Health - 5 articles
IStent may be effective in severe primary open-angle glaucoma
Patients with severe primary open-angle glaucoma who received a trabecular microbypass stent during cataract surgery experienced a significant drop in IOP and medication...
19 days ago - Healio
FDA approves Dexycu to treat cataract surgery inflammation
Icon Bioscience reported the FDA approved its new drug application for Dexycu, a dropless therapeutic designed to treat inflammation associated with cataract surgery. The...
1 month ago - Healio
Managing complications using the Malyugin ring
Thorough visualisation of the lens is important for safe and effective cataract surgery. This is best achieved when pupils are adequately dilated throughout the procedure...
1 month ago - Modern Medicine
Kim Kardashian West Swears By This $10 Anti-Aging Serum
If you've yet to familiarize yourself with The Ordinary, a line of skincare basics that all ring in at under $20, that's all about to change. The brand's products have reached...
1 month ago - Health
Want To Help Boost Your Teens' Self-Esteem? Encourage Them To Do This
Last year, my teenage son was asked to volunteer at our local Red Cross by a senior at his high school who was in charge of recruiting a team to help out as an assignment for a...
1 month ago - Scary Mommy
As doctors drop opposition, aid-in-dying advocates target next battleground states
When the end draws near, Dr. Roger Kligler, a retired physician with incurable, metastatic prostate cancer, wants the option to use a lethal prescription to die peacefully in...
1 month ago - News Medical
Cataract, glaucoma collision sparks MIGS, other innovation
By Fred Gebhart; Reviewed by Alan S. Crandall, MD The introduction of phaco in 1967 was a defining shift in the treatment of cataracts, glaucoma, and complex infant eyes, as...
2 monthes ago - Modern Medicine
Less smoking and more testing see cancer deaths continue steep decline
From 1991 to 2015, the cancer death rate dropped about 1.5 per cent a year, resulting in a total decrease of 26 per cent - about 2.4 million fewer deaths than would have...
2 monthes ago - National Post
The headlines of Master Doctor
MRI scans ‘spots 46% more cases of prostate cancer' than biopsy
An international team led by University College London found they could diagnose 46 per cent more aggressive tumours by using MRI scans rather than relying on biopsies.
Menopause medicines work no better for vaginal pain than a placebo
A study by Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston found therapies for postmenopausal symptoms such as vaginal dryness and pain during sex were no more effective than placebos.
Mediterranean Diet can Prevent Osteoporosis
Mediterranean diet is associated with higher muscle mass, bone density after menopause in women and also lowers the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other chronic...
New Non Surgical Method can Treat Knee Pain Resulting From Osteoarthritis
Geniculate artery embolization , a minimally invasive, image-guided treatment can block key arteries in the knee to reduce inflammation and pain caused by Osteoarthritis, finds...
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scan to Check for Prostate Cancer can Avoid...
Using MRI as the initial step in suspected prostate cancer patients can help avoid a follow-up prostate biopsy in a quarter of the men.
Nine Novel Genes Associated With Osteoarthritis Identified
Nine novel genes for osteoarthritis have been discovered by scientists from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and their collaborators. Results of the study could open the door to...
Stem Cell Therapy Helps Reverse Early Menopause and Restore Fertility
Young women with premature ovarian insufficiency may be able to use their own bone marrow stem cells to rejuvenate their ovaries and avoid the effects of premature menopause.
Weekend Link Love - Edition 495
Research of the Week Nearly 47 million Americans are estimated to have preclinical brain changes associated with Alzheimer's. Your coffee habit influences your endocannabinoid...
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Stem cell-derived ocular cells treat severe AMD
In July 2015, 86-year-old Douglas Waters developed severe age-related macular degeneration. He struggled to see things clearly, even when up close.