VIDEO: Two iStents perform well as stand-alone procedure
2 monthes ago - By Healio
WASHINGTON ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Jason Bacharach, MD, discusses a study comparing the implantation of two iStent devices as a stand-alone procedure for reducing IOP in newly diagnosed open-angle glaucoma patients.
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Surgeries performed by older surgeons have lower patient mortality rates, study reveals
2 monthes ago - By News Medical
Researchers from UCLA and several other institutions found surgeries performed by older surgeons -; age 50 and up -; have lower patient mortality rates than those performed by younger surgeons, and that patient mortality rates do not differ significantly based on whether the surgeon is male or female.
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Drug for Treating Parkinson's Symptoms May Treat Heart Failure: Clinical...
A drug ITI-214 that is now in clinical trials for treating symptoms of Parkinson's disease holds promise for treating heart failure. ITI-214 is is being tested in heart failure...
Toxic food causes Alzheimer's and Dementia: Groundbreaking docu-series...
If you want to live a life with full brain function and “cognitive longevity,” you'll absolutely want to watch the docu-series episodes of the Alzheimer's and Dementia Summit...
Cause of Prostate Cancer Advance to Incurable Stage Revealed
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Drug Under Clinical Trial to Treat Parkinson's Also Supports Heart Health in...
New drug in a clinical trial developed to treat Parkinson's disease symptoms also treat heart failure in animals, says researcher from Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Alzheimer's Guidelines for Primary Care Announced
Take concerns seriously, communicate results clearly, guidelines recommend
More than senior moments: better dementia detection is urged
There's new guidance to help family doctors do a better job of diagnosing mental decline and dementia
AMD Drug Shows Benefits with Fewer Doses
Brolucizumab noninferior to aflibercept with 12-week dosing
Menopause Quiz: Test Your Knowledge
From hot flashes and weight gain to vaginal dryness and hormones, how much do you know about the realities and misconceptions of menopause?
Massachusetts Senate OKs Bill To Help Those With Alzheimer's
The bill was approved unanimously by the Senate on Thursday. It now heads back to the House.
Ticks and Illness; Stool Tests and Mortality: It's PodMed Double T!
This week's topics include tick-borne illness, late life blood pressure and stroke, a simple ED intervention to reduce suicidality, and fecal occult blood and mortality.