Eyes and Vision in the News

Epilepsy Surgery Gets High Marks From Patients in Survey

02/27/2015 - 92 percent said it was worthwhile, with fewer seizures and higher quality-of-life

Seasonal Flu Vaccine Even Less Effective Than Thought: CDC

02/27/2015 - And nasal version appears to provide no protection at all for young children

Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?

02/26/2015 - Studies link several cups daily with reduced odds for the disease

Poor Response to Statins May Mean Clogged Arteries

02/26/2015 - About 1 in 5 patients taking cholesterol-lowering drugs doesn't benefit, researchers find

Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices

02/26/2015 - Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say

Get Checked for Diabetes While Getting Your Teeth Cleaned?

02/26/2015 - Study found testing blood from mouth was as accurate as finger prick at diagnosing condition

Transgender Hormone Therapy Doesn't Seem to Pose Major Risks

02/26/2015 - Researchers say findings should ease concerns as no increase seen in cancers or deaths

U.S. Ebola Survivor Dr. Craig Spencer Gives His Side of the Story

02/26/2015 - Former volunteer in fight against West African outbreak felt vilified by media, politicians

Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating

02/26/2015 - Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds

02/26/2015 - But just having cancer-linked DNA doesn't mean the disease will develop, study authors stressed

More Cases of High Blood Pressure in Less Affluent States

02/26/2015 - The unemployed seemed to be at especially high risk, CDC researchers found

New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved

02/26/2015 - Combination drug sanctioned for abdominal, urinary tract infections

Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?

02/26/2015 - Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain

Health Highlights: Feb. 26, 2015

02/26/2015 -

Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study

02/26/2015 - Health reform, recovering economy may be easing families' financial problems, experts say

Rise in Use of Animals for Research

02/26/2015 - Study says 73 percent increase due to using more mice, and fewer cats and dogs

U.S. Pedestrian Death Rate Leveling Off, But Still Too High

02/26/2015 - Governors' safety group reports more than 2,100 killed in early 2014

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death

02/26/2015 - Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

Health Tip: Eat Right to Get Through Winter

02/26/2015 - Help battle winter doldrums

Health Tip: Protect Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

02/26/2015 - Never run the car inside the garage


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