Fight for Sight funds research to develop new drop-based drug for patients with wet AMD
Eye research charity Fight for Sight has today announced funding for a research project that could help see an end to eye injections for patients with wet age-related macular...
28 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Maternal Mortality Rate In U.S. Increased While Rest Of The World Declined
We like to think that medicine is moving toward eternal forward progress. As in, medicine is always advancing and getting better. We like to think that cancer rates are always...
1 month ago - Scary Mommy - 2 articles
A good night's sleep, exercise, and a drop of wine could be the key to warding off Alzheimer's
Dr Ian Harrison, from University College London, spoke at Cheltenham Science Festival to reveal how the brain's self-cleaning system is more effective during sleep, and after...
1 month ago - Daily Mail
ANOTHER drop in US life expectancy
Death rates rose for Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, flu and pneumonia, and three other leading causes of death, according to numbers posted online Wednesday by the CDC.
1 month ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Cancer Deaths Rates Drop Overall, but Not All Types
Annual report also finds increase in distant-stage prostate cancer
1 month ago - MedPageToday
Japanese cataract patient has respiratory failure from his eye drops
Doctors in Yamanashi - 79 miles west of the capital Tokyo - believe it is the first recorded case of a such a reaction. They fear he was allergic to levofloxacin - one of the...
2 monthes ago - Daily Mail
The Scary Mommy Mother's Day Gift Guide
Mother's Day is almost here and while most of us are just happy to be left alone for a few hours to nap, read, or take a bath, it's always nice to have a little something...
2 monthes ago - Scary Mommy
What are the possible causes of vaginal dryness?
Vaginal dryness is a common symptom for women transitioning to menopause. It is caused by a drop in levels of the hormone estrogen. Treatment options include medications to...
2 monthes ago - Medical News Today
'Dropless' cataract surgery a safe alternative to postop topical drops
Abdullah Nasser WASHINGTON - “Dropless” cataract surgery offers an alternative to postoperative drops, according to a speaker here. A prospective cohort study of 154 eyes of 83...
2 monthes ago - Healio
ER doctors and the use of topical anesthetics in corneal abrasion patients
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...
3 monthes ago - Healio
The headlines of Master Doctor
Good cholesterol may increase risk of heart disease in older women
Hormonal changes during menopause can cause the 'healthy' HDL blood fat to become harmful - by enlarging the particles, say scientists at the University of Pittsburgh.
Early Supper Linked to Lower Risk of Breast, Prostate Cancer
Having an early supper or leaving an interval of at least two hours before going to bed are both associated with a lower risk of breast and prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer may be Made Aggressive by these 600 RNA Molecules
RNA molecules that regulate action of male hormone in prostate cancer have been identified by a recent research. These lncRNAs are powerful regulators of gene expression. They...
Q A: Senior Police Officer Set to Run a Marathon With Mouth Duct-taped to...
For organ donation awareness, Dr. Jayanth Murali, Director General of Police, Crime Branch CID, Chennai, South India is running a half-marathon with his mouth duct-taped
Political impact lingers after two main events in meat industry
Political ramifications are coming in from two events in the past week involving the meat industry. The first event was a July 12 forum sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug...
Women who have had 5 kids are 70% more likely to develop Alzheimer's
The study was carried out on a total of 3,549 women in South Korea and Greece, who were tracked from the age of 71. The findings were published in the journal Neurology.
Implications of Unmet Promise of a Miracle Drug for Alzheimer's Disease: Review
Aging Brain Care model developed has been shown to reduce behavioral and psychological symptoms of AD, the use of medications with adverse cognitive effects, and family...
Three MA Projects Awarded AARP Community Challenge Grants
Three projects in Massachusetts - Old Colony YMCA, Pioneer Valley Transit Authority, and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell - were awarded grants from the national AARP...
Federal ‘Grandparents Raising Grandchildren' Bill Signed into Law
U.S. Senate Aging Committee Chairman Susan Collins and Ranking Member Bob Casey applauded the signing of the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act , legislation...
Alzheimer's Risk Linked to Pregnancy History
Incomplete pregnancies, number of children tied to AD likelihood