At-Home, Wearable ECG Patch May Improve Early Detection of AF
7 monthes ago - By Medscape
Continuous cardiac monitoring using a home-based, wearable electrocardiogram sensor patch may improve early detection of atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients, new research shows.
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Study shows high rate of OSD in glaucoma patients
7 monthes ago - By Healio
Patients with glaucoma have significantly worse ocular surface disease signs and symptoms and worse quality of life as compared with cataract patients, according to a study.
Glaucoma medications are likely to be the main cause of these problems, the authors said.
Both the active principle and the preservatives used in eye drops can cause or aggravate changes in the ocular surface, which affect patients' quality of life and adherence to the therapy, the authors noted. In a study, they compared both eyes of 30 patients with open angle glaucoma and 27 patients with cataract. Glaucoma
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