flag

Last Updated:
Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 16:41 GMT
Space
 
Img

News Categories
ADHD
Aid/Disasters
Alcohol/Addiction/Illegal Drugs
Allergy
Alzheimer's
Anxiety
Arthritis
Asthma/Respiratory
Autism
Biology/Biochemistry
BioTerrorism
Bipolar
Bird Flu/SARS
Body Aches
Bones/Orthopaedics
Breast Cancer
Cancer/Oncology
Cardiovascular/Cardiology
Caregivers/Homecare
Cholesterol
CJD/vCJD/Mad Cow Disease
Cleft Palate
Complementary Medicine
Cosmetic Medicine/Plastic Surgery
Crohn's News
Cystic Fibrosis
Dentistry
Depression
Dermatology
Diabetes
Dyslexia
Ear, Nose and Throat
Endocrinology
Epilepsy
Erectile Dysfunction/Premature Ejaculation
Eye Health/Ophthalmology
Fertility
Fitness/Obesity
GastroIntestinal
Genetics
Gout
Headache/Migraine
Hearing/Deafness
HIV/AIDS
Huntingtons Disease
Hypertension
Immune System
Infectious Diseases/Bacteria/Viruses
Irritable-Bowel Syndrome
IT/Internet/E-mail
Liver Disease/Hepatitis
Lung Cancer
Lupus
Lymphoma/Leukemia
Medical Devices
Medical Students
Medicare/Medicaid
Men's health
Mental Health
MRI/PET
MRSA/SuperBug
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Neuralgia
Neurology/Neuroscience
Nursing
Nutrition/Agriculture
Pain
Parkinson's Disease
Pediatrics
Pharma Industry
Pregnancy
Prostate
Psychology/Psychiatry
Public Health
Radiology/Nuclear Medicine
Rehabilitation
Schizophrenia
Seniors/Aging
Sexual Health/STDs
Sleep/Sleep Disorders
Smoking
Sports Medicine
Statins
Stem Cell Research
Stroke
Transplants/Organ Donations
Tropical Diseases
Urology/Nephrology
Veterinary
Water Quality
Women's Health/OBGYN


Health News - Eye Health/Ophthalmology

Simple test could detect most common cause of visual impairment in the UK
A simple colour test that could detect the early onset of a condition which accounts for over half of visual impairment certifications in the UK is being researched by scientists at Aston... (Medical News Today)

A tiny eye implant could pair with a smartphone to improve the way doctors measure and lower a patient's eye pressure
For the 2.2 million Americans battling glaucoma, the main course of action for staving off blindness involves weekly visits to eye specialists who monitor - and control - increasing pressure within... (Medical News Today)

Retinal thinning can be used as an early marker for frontotemporal dementia, prior to the onset of cognitive symptoms
Researchers at the Gladstone Institutes and University of California, San Francisco have shown that a loss of cells in the retina is one of the earliest signs of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) in... (Medical News Today)

Increased macular pigment may improve outdoor vision
Individuals with greater amounts of yellow pigment in the eye may be better able to see distant objects in hazy conditions, suggests a study in the September issue of Optometry and Vision Science... (Medical News Today)

DNA test for congenital cataracts leads to faster, more accurate diagnoses of rare diseases linked to childhood blindness
Researchers in the United Kingdom have demonstrated that advanced DNA testing for congenital cataracts can quickly and accurately diagnose a number of rare diseases marked by childhood blindness... (Medical News Today)

Native American ancestry a risk factor for diabetic retinopathy
New research led by the University of Southern California (USC) Eye Institute, part of Keck Medicine of USC, shows for the first time that Native American ancestry is a significant risk factor for... (Medical News Today)

Best course of treatment for endophthalmitis identified
The most common cause of endophthalmitis, a potentially blinding condition that can occur after eye trauma, eye surgery, and eye injections, are the well-known staphylococci ("staph") and... (Medical News Today)

Vision loss adversely affects daily function which can increase risk for death
Vision loss can adversely affect the ability of older adults to perform instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), such as using the telephone, shopping and doing housework, which are all... (Medical News Today)

Researchers identify proteins critical to wound healing
Mice missing two important proteins of the vascular system develop normally and appear healthy in adulthood, as long as they don't become injured. (Medical News Today)

Cholecystokinin octapeptide antagonizes apoptosis in retinal pigment epithelial cells
Oxidative stress may cause retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cell apoptosis. Compared with the peroxynitrite group, apoptotic features were less apparent after treatment with cholecystokinin... (Medical News Today)

Slippery material for lubricating joints inspired by nature
A natural molecule found in the fluid surrounding healthy joints provides the inspiration for scientists developing slippery materials for artificial joints and moving surfaces. (Medical News Today)

New diagnostic test for ADHD tracks involuntary eye movements
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed - and misdiagnosed - behavioral disorder in children in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and... (Medical News Today)

European Commission grants EYLEA licence for the treatment of visual impairment due to diabetic macular oedema
Bayer HealthCare today announces that EYLEA® (aflibercept solution for injection) has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment of visual impairment due to diabetic macular... (Medical News Today)

Optometrists notice increase in young people suffering from potentially serious eye conditions
The number of young people who are being diagnosed with serious eye conditions is thought to be growing, according to a survey of Optometrists released today. (Medical News Today)

Surprising research results could lead to new ways to help the visually impaired better navigate everyday life
Visual impairment comes in many forms, and it's on the rise in America.The Enactive Torch uses infra-red sensors to "see" objects in front of it. (Medical News Today)

Intelligence as we age linked to spotting things quickly
A decline in intelligence later in life has been linked to a decline in how quickly the brain is able to interpret what the eye sees, according to a new study. (Medical News Today)

Timing of neuronal generation is linked to how neurons achieve specific brain wiring
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have evidence suggesting that neurons in the developing brains of mice are guided by a simple but elegant birth order rule... (Medical News Today)

Reading glasses not necessary with vision-correcting display
What if computer screens had glasses instead of the people staring at the monitors? That concept is not too far afield from technology being developed by UC Berkeley computer and vision scientists. (Medical News Today)

Digital reading system for the blind, allows them to read graphs
People who are blind can now read more than just words, such as graphs and graphics, following the development of an affordable digital reading system by Curtin University researchers. (Medical News Today)

Common diabetes-related condition diabetic autonomic neuropathy may be detected by wearable device
A group of researchers in Taiwan has developed a new optical technology that may be able to detect an early complication of diabetes sooner, when it is more easily treated. (Medical News Today)

The secret lymphatic identity of the Schlemm's canal
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide. A major risk factor for glaucoma is elevated eye pressure due to poor drainage of aqueous humor, the fluid that provides nutrients to... (Medical News Today)

Spectral Edge plans enhanced video trial with Colour Blind Awareness
Spectral Edge has announced that it is working together with Colour Blind Awareness, an organisation that raises the awareness of the needs of the colour blind, to trial its new image-enhancement... (Medical News Today)

Researchers develop high-precision software for diagnosing eye sensitivity
Researchers at the University of Alicante have developed high-precision software for diagnosing eye sensitivity. (Medical News Today)

Distinctive developmental origin for a drainage tube in the eye
A Jackson Laboratory based research team has conducted a comprehensive exploration of an eye structure known as Schlemm's canal: a key gatekeeper for the proper flow of eye fluid, presenting a... (Medical News Today)

Age-related macular degeneration occurs much earlier than previously assumed
It is widely accepted that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of visual impairment and blindness in industrialized countries. (Medical News Today)

Alternative Health Directory

• Acupressure
• Acupuncture
• Addiction Treatment
• Alexander Technique
• Allergy Therapy
• Animal Therapy
• Anti-Depressants
• Aromatherapy
• Ayurveda
• Beauty and Skincare
• Bio-Resonance
• Birth Control
• Bowen Technique
• Business
• Buteyko
• Cancer Treatments
• Chair Massage
• Chakra Balancing
• Children's Health
• Chinese Medicine
• Chiropractic
• Clutter and Space Clearing
• Colon Hydrotherapy
• Colour Therapy
• Confidence Building
• Cosmetic Surgery
• Counselling and Psychotherapy
• Craniosacral Therapy
• Crystal Therapy
• Cystic Fibrosis
• Dance Therapy
• Daoyin Tao
• Dental Care
• Detox
• Dianetics
• Ear Candling (Thermo-Auricular)
• Electronic Gem Therapy
• Emotional Freedom Technique
• Energy Therapy
• Eye Care
• Facial Rejuvenation
• Feldenkrais
• Feng Shui
• Fitness, Leisure and Sports
• Flower Remedies
• General Health & Wellbeing
• General Psychotherapist
• Hair Care and Trichology
• Healthy Aging
• Herbal Medicine
• Homeopathy
• Hot & Cold Stone Therapy
• Hot Stone Therapy
• Hydrotherapy
• Hypnotherapy
• Indian Head Massage
• Iridology
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
• Juicing
• Kidney Stones
• Kinesiology
• Life Alignment
• Life Coaching
• Light Therapy (SAD)
• Lymphoma
• Magnet Therapy
• Massage Therapy
• Medication
• Meditation
• Men's Health
• Mental Health
• Naturopathy
• Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
• Nutritional Therapy
• Organic and Vegetarian
• Osteopathy
• Pain Relief
• Parenting
• Physiotherapy
• Pilates
• Podiatry and Chiropody
• Psychology
• Qi Gong (Chi Kung)
• Quantum Touch Healing
• Rapid Eye Technology
• Reflexology
• Reiki
• Rolfing
• Scenar Therapy
• Shamanic Healing
• Shiatsu
• Sound Healing
• Spas
• Spiral Release Bodywork
• Sports Massage
• Stop Smoking
• Stress Management
• Swedish Massage
• Tai Chi
• Thai Foot Massage
• Thai Yoga Massage
• The Journey Therapy
• Thought Field Therapy
• Time Line Therapy
• Tui Na
• Veterinary
• Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements
• Water Therapy
• Weight Loss
• Women's Health
• Yoga

 
left border
Space
right border
space
Home | Alternative Medicine | Directory | Health Article | Health Video | Daily Health News | Training Courses | Associations | Ecards | Members Link to Us |
Health Related Web Links | Site Map | about us | Contact Us | Add Health Articles to Your Site Complementary Alternative Medicine, Natural Remedies, Alternative Health Articles


Use of service subject to terms and conditions
Copyright Worldwidehealth.com © 2003-2012