Systems biology approach needed for dry AMD research
Finding treatments for dry age-related macular degeneration requires a large-scale, collaborative, systems biology approach. Dry AMD, which currently has no treatment options...
8 days ago - Healio
Scientists announce major breakthrough in understanding dry AMD
Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have announced a major breakthrough with important implications for sufferers of a common eye disease - dry Age-Related Macular...
12 days ago - News Medical
Age-Friendly News Clips: June and July 2019
Periodically, the Healthy Aging Collaborative will share news articles that mention state and local efforts to make cities, towns and regions in Massachusetts Age- and Dementia...
20 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
Temporal inverted ILM flap technique improves macular hole repair in wet or dry AMD eyes
CHICAGO - Patients coexisting with dry or wet age-related macular degeneration and macular holes experienced improved vision, anatomic and functional results after undergoing a...
22 days ago - Healio
VIDEO: Risuteganib meets primary outcome in phase 2 study for intermediate, dry AMD
CHICAGO - At the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting, Peter K. Kaiser, MD, of the Cole Eye Institute at the Cleveland Clinic, discusses phase 2 study results of...
24 days ago - Healio
Five videos you may have missed from ASCRS
Video highlights from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting included the latest on postoperative daily drop regimens, the use of the miLOOP in dense...
28 days ago - Healio
Hand positioning important during cataract surgery
When performing microsurgery, particularly intraocular surgery such as cataract surgery, a high level of precision is required. The surgeon's hand positioning is critical in...
29 days ago - Healio
New Age-Related Macular Degeneration Common in Untreated Fellow Eyes
New age-related macular degeneration develops in about a quarter of fellow eyes to those treated for neovascular AMD with intravitreal anti-VEGF agents, according to a post hoc...
1 month ago - Medscape
Balance Evaluation of Prefrail and Frail Community-Dwelling Older Adults
Background and Purpose: With the increase in the percentage of the population in older adulthood, issues such as frailty syndrome need to be considered. The aim of the present...
1 month ago - LWW
What to know about eye floaters
Eye floaters are specks in a person's vision. They are normal and not necessarily harmful. It is not always possible to prevent them, and they may not require treatment. Learn...
1 month ago - Medical News Today
The headlines of Master Doctor
Alzheimer's Drug Repairs Neuron Damage In Rats Exposed to Alcohol
Results offer clues to how adolescent binge drinking changes learning, memory in young adults
Mindfulness 'could prevent at-risk people from Alzheimer's'
Scientists from Wake Forest Baptist Health in North Carolina looked at 14 adults with mild cognitive impairment, which increases a person's risk of developing dementia.
Psoriasis: 4 Beneficial Vitamins and Supplements
Dr. Heidi Yanoti, DC - Life Extension Senior Wellness Specialist August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, 8 million Americans and...
Alzheimer's drug reverses brain damage from adolescent alcohol exposure in rats
A drug used to slow cognitive decline in adults with Alzheimer's disease appears to reverse brain inflammation and neuron damage in rats exposed to alcohol during adolescence.
Drink Less, Live Life Better
Effects of too much alcohol and tips for how to cut back or stop drinking
Recognizing When Your Parents Need Help
Title: Recognizing When Your Parents Need Help Category: Health News Created: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM
Child's age dictates approach to treating cataracts
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...
Centration of capsulorrhexis an important part of cataract surgery
When performing cataract surgery, the capsulorrhexis is one of the most critical steps because it allows safe access to remove the nucleus and cortex and long-term stability...
Predicting post-traumatic osteoarthritis using simplified computational models
Knee joint injuries, such as ligament rupture, are common in athletes. As the intact joint ligaments offer a precondition for joint stability, ligament injuries are often...
What Is the Difference between Conservatorship and Guardianship
Sometimes it may be necessary to pursue a conservatorship or guardianship for a person who is not able to make or communicate decisions. Unlike a power of attorney, an...