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The NHL Is Not Allowing Players to Compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Here ’s What to Know
The National Hockey League will not participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, which means some of the world’s greatest hockey players, including Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby, will not be allowed at the Games. The NHL decided earlier this year not to give its players a break during the 2017-18 season to compete for Team USA and other countries, and the issue remains controversial as the NHL’s season gets underway on Oct. 4. The move puts an end to the NHL’s streak of sending its players to the Winter Olympics for the past five Games. The NHL’s April decision leaves the U...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Calfas Tags: Uncategorized olympics 2018 onetime Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: Sept. 15, 2017
[Image from unsplash.com]From Acera Surgical and Telos Medical’s partnership to Xtant Medical’s 510(k) clearance, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth a mention. 1. Acera Surgical partners with Telos Medical for Restrata wound matrix trial Telos Partners announced in a Sept. 14 press release that Acera Surgical has chosen Telos to lead its Restrata wound matrix study. The study will surgery the clinical outcomes of Restrata treatments for diabetic foot ulcers and test for effectiveness and safety. Restrata is a fully synthetic wound matrix that is FDA-cleared for ...
Source: Mass Device - September 15, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Business/Financial News Clinical Trials Dental Diagnostics Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Surgical Acera Surgical Contego Medical Fresenius MedTech OBP Medical Pinnacle Sciences Plusoptix Telos Source Type: news

Retina Specialists Seek to Stem Myopia Epidemic Retina Specialists Seek to Stem Myopia Epidemic
In an effort to slow the explosive increase in myopia and its subsequent progression, retina specialists are recommending early intervention.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

By creating a market for universities, the government has snookered itself
Shortsighted politicians are reaping the consequences of an unsustainable market in higher education that they themselves createdThe government has a problem. Open any newspaper or turn on the news and there are items about the cost of universities and theburden of debt on students, at levels higher than the cost of most of their parents ’ first house.People arecomplaining about universities at a time when the present government thought it had the issue sorted. The creation of a full-blown market for higher education with its own regulator –the Office for Students– heralded by the recentHigher Education a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sir Keith Burnett Tags: Science policy Higher education Politics UK news Source Type: news

European Retina Meeting Will Focus on Myopia Epidemic European Retina Meeting Will Focus on Myopia Epidemic
Myopia, which is on the rise in the United States and nearing epidemic proportions in other countries, will be in the limelight at the Society of Retina Specialists 17th EURETINA Congress.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

How to Start Making Plans When You ’re Recovering from Depression
“You can never plan the future by the past.” – Edmund Burke I know a little bit about being depressed, having worked hard together with my psychotherapist to overcome the debilitating and frightening mental health condition of depression when I was a young woman. Not only did I have a history of persistent sadness, having failed to effectively deal with the loss of my father when I was 13, I also accumulated losses and failures for the following 15 years to the point where I continually felt bad about myself. I found it hard to plan anything, other than surrendering to spontaneous pursuits, often accompan...
Source: Psych Central - August 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Suzanne Kane Tags: Bipolar Depression General Grief and Loss Self-Help Coping Skills Depression Recovery Depressive Episode Hobbies Positive Attitude Socializing Source Type: news

Kaiser's McCulloch unloads on GOP health care plan
Andrew McCulloch, who will retire this week, sees Republican efforts to dismantle Medicaid as "extraordinarily shortsighted." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 5, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Kaiser's McCulloch unloads on GOP health care plan
Andrew McCulloch, who will retire this week, sees Republican efforts to dismantle Medicaid as "extraordinarily shortsighted." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 5, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Implantable Collamer Lens Effective in Low-to-moderate Myopia Implantable Collamer Lens Effective in Low-to-moderate Myopia
Posterior-chamber implantation of a phakic intraocular lens using the Hole Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) appears to be as effective for low-to-moderate myopia as it is for high myopia, researchers from Japan report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Three-year study says new contact lens therapy slows myopia progression in children by 59 percent
(McDougall Communications) A pioneering contact lens therapy has considerable potential to impact the rising prevalence of myopia (nearsightedness) in children, according to study outcomes presented today at the British Contact Lens Association Clinical Conference in Liverpool, England. Three-year findings indicated that use of the dual-focus contact lens was effective in slowing myopia progression: 59 percent as measured by mean cycloplegic spherical equivalent when compared to the children in the control group wearing a single vision 1-day contact lens. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

5 Benefits Of Being Outdoors
This article is part of The Whole Family Happiness Project series. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shortsighted priorities
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Source: ScienceNOW - June 1, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Berg, J. Tags: Editorials Source Type: news

Californian Sues Jelly Belly Over Sugar-Packed Jelly Beans
A California woman claims that the candy company Jelly Belly tricked her into buying its Sport Beans, a candy that doubles as a diet supplement to “fuel” the body and help burn fat, which had more sugar than she thought. Jessica Gomez, of San Bernardino County, filed a class-action lawsuit against the jelly bean company in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles in February. She claims that the company attempted to mask how much sugar was in its Sport Beans Energizing Jelly Beans by labeling sugar as “evaporated cane juice” on the list of ingredients, Forbes magazine reported. “...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Californian Sues Jelly Belly Over Sugar-Packed Jelly Beans
A California woman claims that the candy company Jelly Belly tricked her into buying its Sport Beans, a candy that doubles as a diet supplement to “fuel” the body and help burn fat, which had more sugar than she thought. Jessica Gomez, of San Bernardino County, filed a class-action lawsuit against the jelly bean company in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles in February. She claims that the company attempted to mask how much sugar was in its Sport Beans Energizing Jelly Beans by labeling sugar as “evaporated cane juice” on the list of ingredients, Forbes magazine reported. “...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 26, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Staar Surgical wins CE Mark for EVO+ Visian ICL, readies presbyopia study
Staar Surgical (NSDQ:STAA) said today it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its Evo+ Visian ICL intraocular lens with Aspheric Optic technology, and reported that a presbyopia study of the device is underway. The Monrovia, Calif.-based company’s EVO+ Visian ICL is the company’s next-gen lens, designed to be surgically implanted and operate with the patient’s eye to correct vision. The lens is designed to be positioned inside the eye between the iris and natural lens where it stays indefinitely. The EVO+ Visian ICL won indications for correcting or reducing hyperopia and myopia betwee...
Source: Mass Device - May 11, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Optical/Ophthalmic Regulatory/Compliance STAAR Surgical Co Source Type: news

8 Stupid Office Rules That Drive Everyone Crazy
Companies need to have rules—that’s a given—but they don’t have to be shortsighted and lazy attempts at creating order. I understand the temptation. As my company has grown, so has our difficulty maintaining standards. There have been many instances where someone crossed a line, and we were tempted to respond with a new rule that applied to everyone. But that’s where most companies blow it. In just about every instance, upon closer inspection, we realized that establishing a new rule would be a passive and morale-killing way to address the problem. The vast majority of the time, the problem ne...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Visioneering Technologies closes $26m IPO
Visioneering Technologies Inc said today it closed a $25.5 million (AUD $33.3 million) initial public offering in Australia, with funds slated to support its NaturalVue multifocal contact lenses. In the offering, the Alpharetta, Ga.-based company floated approximately 79.4 million shares of Class A common stock at 32¢ (AUD 42¢) per share, with strong support from Australian and Asian investors. The IPO was fully underwritten by Cannacord Genuity. “With a very successful pilot launch completed, with the calibre of sales leadership we have recently attracted and installed, and with a successful IPO enabl...
Source: Mass Device - March 16, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Initial Public Offering (IPO) Optical/Ophthalmic Visioneering Technologies Source Type: news

Halting nearsightedness epidemic goal of UH vision scientist
(University of Houston) Funded by a $1.9 million grant from the NIH's National Eye Institute, UH College of Optometry's Earl Smith is looking at how certain aspects of indoor lighting affect eye growth and testing a new pharmaceutical agent that has shown promise in slowing the development of myopia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 10, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

2 ways the GOP ACA replacement plan would alter Medicaid in Oregon
House Republicans ’ American Health Care Act would alter Medicaid in fundamental ways. Rather than an Obamacare repeal, one commentator called the proposal “a Medicaid repeal.” U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden said the Republican bill “ends Medicaid as we know it.” Gov. Kate Brown lamented that it “represents a radic al change that is shortsighted and moves health care backward, not forward.” This was just days after U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, the sole Oregon Republican in the congressional delegation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

2 ways the GOP ACA replacement plan would alter Medicaid in Oregon
House Republicans ’ American Health Care Act would alter Medicaid in fundamental ways. Rather than an Obamacare repeal, one commentator called the proposal “a Medicaid repeal.” U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden said the Republican bill “ends Medicaid as we know it.” Gov. Kate Brown lamented that it “represents a radic al change that is shortsighted and moves health care backward, not forward.” This was just days after U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, the sole Oregon Republican in the congressional delegation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 9, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Inslee condemns Obamacare 'defacement,' Brown calls it a step backward
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, both Democrats, have condemned the House Republican replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act. “The Republicans’ proposed health care bill represents a radical change that is shortsighted and moves health care backward, not forward,” Brown said in a statement on Tuesday, a day after the plan was unveiled. Read more about the impact of ACA replacement in Oregon Inslee, who was at tending an open house for a biotech startup in Vancouver,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Contact lens maker VTI plans IPO Down Under
Visioneering Technologies this week priced its A$33.3 million initial public offering on the Australian Securities Exchange. The U.S.-based contact lens maker said it’s offering 79.4 million shares of its Class A common stock priced at ¢42 apiece. The company plans to use the net proceeds from the IPO to provide capital as VTI broadens the U.S. launch of its NaturalVue Multifocal daily disposable contact lenses for adults with presbyopia and children with myopia. The FDA-approved NaturalVue MF contact lens is available in the U.S. and the company reported strong results from a pilot launch that began in 201...
Source: Mass Device - March 2, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Initial Public Offering (IPO) Optical/Ophthalmic Wall Street Beat Visioneering Technologies Source Type: news

A 37-Year-Old Woman With Decreased Vision and Proptosis A 37-Year-Old Woman With Decreased Vision and Proptosis
A 37-year-old woman with longstanding myopia was noted to have proptosis. What is the most likely diagnosis?Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Case Challenge Source Type: news

Myopia cell discovered in retina: Dysfunction of cell may be linked to amount of time a child spends indoors
Scientists have discovered a cell in the retina that may cause myopia when it dysfunctions. The dysfunction may be linked to the amount of time a child spends indoors and away from natural light. This discovery could lead to a new therapeutic target to control myopia. More than a billion people in the world have myopia, whose incidence is rising and is linked to how much time people spend indoors as children. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 6, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Myopia cell discovered in retina
(Northwestern University) Scientists have discovered a cell in the retina that may cause myopia when it dysfunctions. The dysfunction may be linked to the amount of time a child spends indoors and away from natural light. This discovery could lead to a new therapeutic target to control myopia. More than a billion people in the world have myopia, whose incidence is rising and is linked to how much time people spend indoors as children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Spending more time outside as a child linked to protection against nearsightedness
(Natural News) When children spend more time outside, they are less likely to develop nearsightedness later in life. These are the results of a new European study published in the Dec 1, 2016 issue of JAMA Ophthalmology.  Also known as myopia, nearsightedness is when a person struggles to see clearly at a distance. Objects farther... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCL study finds people over 40 are 5 times more likely to suffer sight problems than the 1960's
Researchers from University College London have found 54 percent of adults aged 40 to 69 suffer from myopia, compared to 10 percent in the 1960s and claim the rise is a 'major public health issue'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Create a Life-Changing Vision for 2017
'Tis the season when self-reflection becomes mainstream for a week or two. And as it does social media will be buzzing with public professions of resolutions and "year in reviews" while news feeds fill up with ten-step plans for happiness in 2017. And we'll all collectively compare where we are with where others seem to be in life. Yes, it's the time of year when we come to terms with the difference between who we are and who we want to be. Sometimes for the first time in a year. Viktor Frankl, author of Man's Search for Meaning, termed this tension "Sunday neurosis." He wrote,"...it's the ki...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increased UVB Exposure in Youth Reduces Adult Myopia Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No direct role for vitamin D, but high plasma lutein cuts odds by about 40% (Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology)
Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology - December 3, 2016 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Sunshine is the key to cutting short-sightedness, study finds
Scientists at the  London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have found more exposure to ultraviolet B drastically reduces the risk of developing myopia (or, short-sightedness). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increased UVB exposure associated with reduced risk of nearsightedness, particularly in teens, young
Higher ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation exposure, directly related to time outdoors and sunlight exposure, was associated with reduced odds of myopia (nearsightedness), and exposure to UVB between ages 14 and 29 years was associated with the highest reduction in odds of adult myopia. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - December 1, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Nearsightedness Tied to High Risk for Blindness (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Myopia poses " major threats to the visual health of the public " (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 31, 2016 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Why myopia is on the rise around the world
A recent study predicted half the world's population will be nearsighted by 2050. Symptoms of myopia can include headaches, eyestrain and squinting. Dr. Christopher Starr, ophthalmologist at Weill Cornell Medical Center, joins "CBS This Morning" discuss what's behind the rising numbers. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How To Protect Your Eyesight
If you’re one of the 40% of Americans who wears glasses or contact lenses for distance viewing, you probably believe your bad vision is genetic. It’s not. But the belief that myopia — or nearsightedness — is hereditary is so prevalent that no one even questions it. If you have trouble seeing faraway objects, you’ll just be given a prescription for glasses. Your eye doctor isn’t interested in finding out the true cause of your poor eyesight. Myopia Epidemic And that’s a shame, because the rates of myopia are rising in epidemic proportions around the world. It’s even worse in ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - September 30, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Health Source Type: news

Why the World Needs Joy Now
In April 2015, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu met in Dharamsala for a historic conversation about joy. The Book of Joy (on sale now) chronicles the week-long discussion. On the final day, co-author Douglas Abrams asked the two great spiritual giants about the importance of joy in the world today. "Archbishop, Your Holiness, what an incredible joy and privilege it has been to join you in this conversation to prepare The Book of Joy. Today is just for a few final questions. One we received was, 'Why do you think it is important to write The Book of Joy now, and what do you hope it will do for ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why the World Needs Joy Now
In April 2015, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu met in Dharamsala for a historic conversation about joy. The Book of Joy (on sale now) chronicles the week-long discussion. On the final day, co-author Douglas Abrams asked the two great spiritual giants about the importance of joy in the world today. "Archbishop, Your Holiness, what an incredible joy and privilege it has been to join you in this conversation to prepare The Book of Joy. Today is just for a few final questions. One we received was, 'Why do you think it is important to write The Book of Joy now, and what do you hope it will do for ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 29, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Staar Surgical wins Health Canada nod for Visian Toric ICL
Staar Surgical (NSDQ:STAA) said today it won approval from Health Canada’s Medical Devices Bureau for its Evo Visian Toric ICL intraocular lenses. The Evo Visian Toric ICL is designed to be implanted inside the eye between the iris and the natural lens indefinitely to correct vision, Monrovia, Calif.-based Staar Surgical said. “We are very pleased with Health Canada’s approval that allows us to offer the EVO Toric ICL for myopia and astigmatism, with a broad spherical power range of -3.0 to -18.0 diopters and cylinder power range of 1.0 to 6.0 diopters, to our surgeons and their patients in Canada. This r...
Source: Mass Device - September 22, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Optical/Ophthalmic Regulatory/Compliance STAAR Surgical Co Source Type: news

Staar Surgical inks 44-hospital distribution deal in India
Staar Surgical (NSDQ:STAA) said yesterday it inked a distribution agreement with India-based EyeQ Vision Private to distribute Staar Evo Visian ICL intraocular lenses as a treatment for refractive vision treatment. The deal includes supplying the lenses to 44 hospitals in north and west India, with plans to increase the number to 70 hospitals, including south and west India, within the next 2 years. “With expansion plans to grow from our 44 hospitals in North and West India to over 70 hospitals including South and West India within the next two years, we made the decision to partner with STAAR Surgical to o...
Source: Mass Device - September 16, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Distribution Optical/Ophthalmic STAAR Surgical Co Source Type: news

Laser Device Approved for Nearsightedness
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14, 2016 -- The VisuMax Femtosecond Laser has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat nearsightedness in candidates 22 and older. Nearsightedness, medically called myopia, is present when a person can see... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 14, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

FDA Approves VisuMax Femtosecond Laser to Treat Myopia FDA Approves VisuMax Femtosecond Laser to Treat Myopia
The laser is used in small-incision lenticule extraction to reshape the cornea and reduce or eliminate nearsightedness.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Alert Source Type: news

Avedro taps Visiogen founder Zadno for CEO | Personnel Moves Sept. 9 2016
Avedro taps Visiogen founder Zadno for CEO Avedro said it named the founder, president of Abbott (NYSE:ABT) acquisition Visiogen, Reza Zadno, to be its new CEO. Zadno replaces CFO/COO Brian Roberts, the former CFO at Insulet (NSDQ:PODD), who stepped in on an interim basis when David Muller bowed out shortly after Avedro closed a $32 million equity round in November 2015. In September 2009, Abbott paid $400 million for Visiogen and its Synchrony accommodating intraocular lens for treating presbyopia in cataract patients. Zadno was also chairman at a pair of other eye care companies that were bought by larger companie...
Source: Mass Device - September 9, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Business/Financial News Avedro Inc. DJO Global EnteroMedics Inc. Personnel Moves Source Type: news

The 3 Forces: The Perfect Storm Making Medical Errors the 3rd Leading Cause of Death
I previously posted twice on the scientific review paper led by Hopkins' researcher Martin Makary, MD, that concluded medical errors are the nation's third leading cause of death. The raw estimate of 251,000 deaths per year is mind-numbing. What is even more disturbing is that the morbidity and mortality seems to be intractable. The number is not heading south, despite the 100,000 Lives Campaign from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Medicine's initiative to just-say-no to over-performance of services, Choosing Wisely: Things Providers Should Question has also not turned the tide. The estimate is up from the se...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Internal astigmatism' doesn't compensate for changes in the eye over time
(Wolters Kluwer Health) For people with nearsightedness (myopia), the lens doesn't compensate for growth or other changes in the structure of the eye, according to a long-term follow-up study in the September issue of Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 29, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Effectiveness Study of Atropine for Progressive Myopia Effectiveness Study of Atropine for Progressive Myopia
Atropine has shown to be an effective treatment option for progressive myopia among Asians, but does this same efficacy extend to patients of European descent? Eye (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Journal Article Source Type: news

July Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available
The July issue of NIH News in Health is now available. Featured stories include "Safeguarding Our Health: Vaccines Protect Us All" and "A Blurry Worldview: Understanding Myopia". Also, check out the health capsules and the featured Web site. (Source: What's New on MedlinePlus)
Source: What's New on MedlinePlus - July 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public Workshop – Controlling the Progression of Myopia: Contact Lenses and Future Medical Devices, September 30, 2016
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Academy of Optometry (AAOpt), American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), American Optometric Association (AOA), American Society of... (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - July 11, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

Federal Register: Controlling the Progression of Myopia: Contact Lenses and Future Medical Devices; Public Workshop
The FDA, in cosponsorship with the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Academy of Optometry (AAOpt), American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), American Optometric Association (AOA), American Society of Catar... (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - July 11, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

July Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available
The July issue of NIH News in Health is now available. Featured stories include "Safeguarding Our Health: Vaccines Protect Us All" and "A Blurry Worldview: Understanding Myopia". Also, check out the health capsules and the featured Web site. (Source: What's New on MedlinePlus)
Source: What's New on MedlinePlus - July 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

July 2016
Safeguarding Our Health: Vaccines Protect Us All...A Blurry Worldview: Understanding Myopia...Physical Activity Linked to Reduced Cancer Risk...Understanding Aphasia...Featured Web Site: Test Your Sense of Pitch (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - July 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An exemplum and its road safety morals - Hauer E.
With the design of an existing bike-lane in mind I discuss several general issues: accident causation and its linkage to the formulation of prevention strategies; the myopia afflicting major studies of causation and their misleading 'the-driver-did-it' mes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news