Results of RPE cell transplantation encouraging in dry AMD
Subretinal transplantation of retinal pigment epithelial cells derived from human embryonic stem cells appears to be well tolerated in patients with dry age-related macular...
5 days ago - Healio
Corneal health sustained 3 years after iStent inject implantation
Researchers observed no additional risk to corneal endothelial safety beyond that of cataract surgery alone in 3-year data after iStent inject implantation. This is...
6 days ago - Healio
VIDEO: Intravitreal injection regimen superior to postop drops after cataract surgery
In this video perspective from the virtual American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Kamran Riaz, MD, clinical associate professor at Dean McGee Eye...
6 days ago - Healio - 4 articles
Dextrose Injection Alleviates Knee Pain, Says New Trial
Efficacy of intra-articular hypertonic dextrose for knee osteoarthritis is evaluated in a new randomized controlled trial.
11 days ago - Medindia Health
Cell Therapy Shows Promise in Parkinson's
]]> - Dopaminergic progenitor cells derived from a Parkinson's disease patient's own skin cells and injected into his putamen showed evidence of survival and were associated...
11 days ago - MedPageToday - 2 articles
Doctors transplant neurons made from brain cells to treat Parkinson's in a world-first
In 2017, Harvard stem cell biologist Dr Kwang-Soo Kim took skin cells from George Lopez, reverted them to stem cells, then made those into dopamine neurons, which were injected...
12 days ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Network meta-analysis finds little difference among anti-VEGF regimens for wet AMD
A network meta-analysis comparing anti-VEGF agents, dosing and injection frequency for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration found comparable outcomes...
13 days ago - Healio
Prostate Cancer Drug Promising as Tx for Pedophilic Disorder
]]> - A drug approved for treating prostate cancer showed promise for reducing pedophilic impulses in men, according to a phase II randomized trial. Two weeks after initial...
22 days ago - MedPage Today
Amniotic allograft suspension injection for knee osteoarthritis was safe, efficacious
Researchers observed significant improvement in pain and function among patients with knee osteoarthritis who received a single injection of amniotic suspension allograft vs...
27 days ago - Healio
Physical therapy superior to glucocorticoid injection for OA pain, functional disability
Patients with knee osteoarthritis who participated in physical therapy demonstrated less pain and functional disability at 1 year compared with those who received...
1 month ago - Healio
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Please Explain podcast: behind the JobKeeper bungle
Senior economics correspondent Shane Wright and national editor Tory Maguire discuss how the JobKeeper subsidy was miscalculated to the tune of $60 billion.
VIDEO: Spectacle independence biggest factor for satisfaction with IOLs in...
In this video perspective from the virtual American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Frank Bucci, MD, discusses his study looking at patient satisfaction in...
Cricket looking at fewer Tests, shorter tours and pay cuts
The number of Test matches could be reduced to save costs because of COVID-19, senior administrators have warned, while there is also support for shortening tours.
Federal ministers flooded with unprecedented level of anti-vaccination mail
Senior government ministers say they are receiving an unprecedented amount of anti-vaccination correspondence as experts warn of a new wave of vaccination distrust.
Migration 'reset' looms in budget as government eyes super-skilled talent
The country's former top public servant Martin Parkinson has urged the government to "go for broke" on skilled migration.
VIDEO: Surgeon shares pearls for laser refractive surgery in patients with...
In this video perspective from the virtual American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, William B. Trattler, MD, discusses how he approaches laser refractive...