Ribomic's wet AMD candidate shows positive phase 1/2a topline results
A single dose of RBM-007, an oligonucleotide-based aptamer with anti-FGF2 activity, showed positive topline results in a phase 1/2a clinical trial in wet age-related macular...
6 days ago - Healio
Intravitreal injections can lead to cataract complications
In the past decade, intravitreal injections have transformed the way that we treat retinal disease, particularly vascular issues, with anti-VEGF medications. In the U.S., the...
6 days ago - Healio
Triamcinolone acetonide-moxifloxacin controls inflammation after cataract surgery
An injection of triamcinolone acetonide-moxifloxacin controlled intraocular inflammation and corneal edema after cataract surgery. The retrospective longitudinal comparative...
11 days ago - Healio
Anti-aging treatments growing in popularity
As we grow older, the first subtle signs of aging always appear at the surface of the skin in the form of wrinkles, furrows and spotted skin. Hence, many patients are visiting...
12 days ago - IAPAM
Adverum begins next step of wet AMD gene therapy trial
Dosing has started in the second cohort of an ongoing phase 1 clinical trial of gene therapy candidate ADVM-022 for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration...
12 days ago - Healio
Ultrasound method restores dopaminergic pathway in brain at Parkinson's early stages
Researchers have developed a technique that could open up new ways to facilitate targeted drug delivery into the brain, enabling drugs to treat brain diseases more focally...
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New device sheds light on mechanism, efficacy of arthritis treatment
The debate over how one of the most popular osteoarthritis treatments should be federally regulated could change, thanks to a new study and a new device that provides a better...
19 days ago - ScienceDaily
Preventive BOTOX® Cosmetic: Does It Really Work?
Men and women have been turning to BOTOX treatments at our Tallahassee practice for anti-aging solutions for years, but lately there has been a growing trend in individuals...
19 days ago - Tallahassee Plastic Surgery
Luminate meets primary endpoint in phase 2 trial for dry AMD
A treatment candidate for dry age-related macular degeneration met its primary endpoint in a phase 2 study, with 48% of patients gaining at least eight letters of vision...
20 days ago - Healio
Regenxbio completes dosing in wet AMD phase 1/2a trial
Regenxbio has completed dosing in a phase 1/2a clinical trial of its wet age-related macular degeneration treatment candidate, RGX-314, according to a press release. The trial...
24 days ago - Healio
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Can Diet Treat Chronic Pain?
Whether it's the aches and pain of osteoarthritis, chronic back pain, or an old sports injury, many people fight a battle with chronic pain. According to the Centers for...
Alzheimer's Family History Risk may Show as Memory Deficit Even for Those in...
Those with a family history of Alzheimer's disease, and who are younger than 65, on average do not perform as well as their peers who do not have a family history of...
Zimmer Biomet announces new chief financial officer
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. recently announced that Suketu “Suky” Upadhyay has been appointed to executive vice president and chief financial officer of the company as Daniel...
Scientists discover new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease
More than three decades ago, scientists discovered that a chemical found in a synthetic opioid, MPTP, induced the onset of a form of Parkinson's disease.
Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer's progression
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus.
Comparing RT Schedules in Prostate Ca
Ultra-hypofractionation vs conventional approach for intermediate-risk disease
Elderly Women With Osteoporosis: to Treat or Not to Treat?
Mortality, fracture risk much more probable in osteoporosis
Five ways to help keep senior citizens safe during summer
Not everyone is aware that summer weather and activities may be challenging for older adults. Senior citizens react differently to hot weather than younger people.