Look through the eyes to spot Alzheimer's: Fewer blood vessels may be an early sign
A study by Northwestern Medicine in Chicago found that people with early signs of cognitive decline had a noticeably smaller number of capillaries in the backs of their eyes...
4 days ago - Daily Mail
VIDEO: Pearls on choosing IOLs for cataract patients
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Helga P. Sandoval, MD, MSCR, discusses the importance of managing a cataract patient's expectations when choosing an IOL.
5 days ago - Healio
Potential vision tests reliably predict acuity after cataract surgery
ST. LOUIS - A comparison of three potential vision tests showed that they all significantly correlated with best corrected visual acuity after cataract surgery. Janice McMahon...
10 days ago - Healio
VIDEO: Pediatric cataract management depends on child's age
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, M. Edward Wilson, MD, discusses the difference age makes in the management of cataracts in children and demonstrates a...
15 days ago - Healio
Reducing patient fears after dry AMD diagnosis
A new study from City, University of London suggests that effective communication from eye health professionals may help reduce patient fears after they are diagnosed with the...
16 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Gel stent similarly effective with, without cataract surgery
The Xen gel stent showed similar safety and efficacy in a study involving patients with pseudoexfoliative glaucoma and primary open angle glaucoma as both a standalone...
17 days ago - Healio
What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk
As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a number of studies published in...
20 days ago - Time
VIDEO: Cataract surgeons focus on dry eye, reduced drops, new IOLs
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, John A. Hovanesian, MD, addresses the latest in cataract surgery, including the management of dry eye, reducing eye drop...
26 days ago - Healio
10 Aftercare Tips for a Faster Recovery Following a Successful Cataract Surgery
Cataracts are probably the most common conditions of the eye and it involves clouding of the eye's natural lens. This causes blurry vision, trouble driving at night, and can...
26 days ago - Living Smart Girl
Dry eye experts debate procedural vs. medical therapy for ocular rosacea
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to discuss some of the latest...
28 days ago - Healio
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Healthy Living Counteracts Alzheimer's Genetic Risk
Even if you are unlucky enough to carry genes that predispose you to Alzheimer's disease, a healthy lifestyle can minimize that risk, new research shows.
ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen reveals he has Parkinson's disease
The 86-year-old, who started the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network in 1979 with his son Scott, revealed he was diagnosed in 2014, and decided to keep the news private.
Is Sex Good Medicine for Parkinson's?
Can sex help improve the health of a Parkinson's patient? It might - at least for some.
Cumulative Cognitive Reserve Tied to Dementia Risk
Even with high Alzheimer's pathology, clinical dementia risk is affected
Dementia Incidence Reduced in People With High-Risk Genetics
New findings challenge "genetic fatalism" of Alzheimer's disease
How do the breasts change with age and why?
As a person gets older, their breasts naturally change shape and size, and they often develop lumps. In this article, we look at how aging affects the breasts, including...
ASH announces award recipients
Several distinguished leaders in hematology will be honored with awards and special lectures at this year's ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition, scheduled for Dec. 7-10 in...
TAPUR study fulfilling need to better understand targeted therapies, ASCO's...
The Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry , or TAPUR, study is fulfilling a need in clinical research across the United States for patients with advanced cancers...
Scientists are closing in on a blood test for Alzheimer's
Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia
Researchers discover new therapeutic target for treatment of Alzheimer's disease
Experiments performed in mice, in which the main pathogenic markers of the disease have been evaluated, show that the progression of the disease is prevented when the function...