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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Reuters) - With the push of a button, a perfectly healthy 34-year-old museum-goer named Ugo Dumont was transformed into a confused 85-year-old man with cataracts, glaucoma and a ringing in his ears known as tinnitus.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

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Conditions:   Cataract;   Presbyopia Intervention:   Device: TecnisSymfony® Sponsor:   Seoul National University Hospital Active, not recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
This study was an observation in Nimboran Subdistrict, Jayapura District, Papua Province, Indonesia during 2013. Thirty individuals from ‘Pengurus Rukun Tetangga’ group were chosen randomly for the survey. Facts evaluated were knowledge of cause of malaria, disease transmission, symptoms and complication, diagnosis, treatment and side effects, medical seeking behavior and treatment, vector breeding sites, and attitude towards compliance of malaria treatment and use of mosquito nets. Self-care against malaria was considered important by 65% of the respondents. All participants had visited health centers and comp...
Source: Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health - Category: Tropical Medicine Tags: Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health Source Type: research
It was reported that lack of knowledge, less confidence of medical services, commute difficulties, and poor economic conditions would be the main barriers for cataract surgery practice. The influencing factors...
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
ConclusionsA patient with neurosarcoidosis presenting with compressive ischemic optic disc edema and neovascular glaucoma is described, increasing the diversity of clinical presentations and confirming the diagnostic challenge of neurosarcoidosis.
Source: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
ConclusionsTo the best of our knowledge, this method of demonstrating cold agglutinin disease has not been described in the literature and could easily be performed utilizing an ordinary slit lamp. This method could be used as an alternative and rapid screening method for cold agglutinin disease.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is a neurocutaneous disorder associated with port wine birthmark, leptomeningeal capillary malformations, and glaucoma. It is associated with an unpredictable clinical course. Due to its rarity and complexity, many physicians are unaware of the disease and its complications. A major focus moving ahead will be to turn knowledge gaps and unmet needs into new research directions.
Source: Pediatric Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
Authors: Jait A, Amazouzi A, Jait N, Njoya JM, Lezrek O, Cherkaoui O PMID: 29656827 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal Francais d Ophtalmologie - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Fr Ophtalmol Source Type: research
Authors: Chokrani H, Bengarai W, Tabet Aouel S, Berraho A PMID: 29655577 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal Francais d Ophtalmologie - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Fr Ophtalmol Source Type: research
You’ve heard this before (though not from me): “For weight loss and health, choose foods with low glycemic index.” Yes: And your sister is only half pregnant and your neighbor is a former murderer. We don’t have to look far to find illogical ideas in nutrition—they are everywhere. And the concept of glycemic index is yet another. But if you understand why glycemic index is nonsense, you are empowered to obtain even greater control over weight and health. Glycemic index, or GI, describes how high blood sugar climbs over 90 minutes after consuming a food compared to glucose. The GI of three frie...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Wheat Belly Lifestyle blood sugar finger stick fingerstick glucose gluten-free glycemic grain-free grains Weight Loss Wheat Belly Total Health Source Type: blogs
Condition:   Cataract Interventions:   Drug: Nepafenac 0.3% Oph Susp;   Drug: Placebos;   Drug: Nepafenac 0.3% Oph Susp (reference) Sponsor:   Actavis Inc. Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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