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VIDEO: Address lid margin disease before cataract surgery

VIDEO: Address lid margin disease before cataract surgery

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

LAS VEGAS - In this Healio Video Perspective from the ASCRS meeting, Brandon D. Ayres, MD, discusses the role of lid margin disease when preparing the ocular surface before...
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Could COVID-19 Accelerate Alzheimer's Symptoms?

2 days ago   |   Medicine Net   |   2 articles

Title: Could COVID-19 Accelerate Alzheimer's Symptoms? Category: Health News Created: 7/30/2021 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 7/30/2021 12:00:00 AM
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COVID-19 Tied to Acceleration of Alzheimer's Pathology

2 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Researchers found higher levels of neurofilament light and other markers of brain injury in COVID patients with neurologic symptoms compared to COVID patients without...
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New Online Research Tool For Alzheimer's Disease

New Online Research Tool For Alzheimer's Disease

3 days ago   |   Medindia Health

A new online research tool is designed to provide well-tested and culturally appropriate outreach materials to diverse populations and encourage them to participate in...
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Doctors Worry About COVID ‘Memory Problems' And A Link To Alzheimer's Disease

Doctors Worry About COVID ‘Memory Problems' And A Link To Alzheimer's Disease

3 days ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   2 articles

There are two things that occupy much of my fears these days - COVID-19 and Alzheimer's Disease. The former for obvious reasons. The latter because my dad has Alzheimer's...
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Healthy Aging-Nutrition Matters: Start Early and Screen Often

3 days ago   |   Nutrition   |   3 articles

ABSTRACTThe amount of time spent in poor health at the end of life is increasing. This narrative review summarizes consistent evidence indicating that healthy dietary patterns...
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Loneliness Raises Opioid Dangers in Seniors: Study

3 days ago   |   MedicineNet

Title: Loneliness Raises Opioid Dangers in Seniors: Study Category: Health News Created: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM
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Fruit compound may have potential to prevent and treat Parkinson's disease

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers say they have added to evidence that the compound farnesol, found naturally in herbs, and berries and other fruits, prevents and reverses brain damage linked to...
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Curry, vitamin B2 intake may reduce risk for metabolic syndrome in women

Curry, vitamin B2 intake may reduce risk for metabolic syndrome in women

3 days ago   |   Healio

Premenopausal women who eat more curry and postmenopausal women with a higher daily vitamin B2 intake are less likely to have metabolic syndrome, according to a study of women...
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Strength Training for Bone Density: How Much Benefit Can You Expect?

Strength Training for Bone Density: How Much Benefit Can You Expect?

3 days ago   |   Cathe Friedrich

If you're a woman over 50, you may be tempted to forgo strength training and stay physically active in other ways, like walking or cycling. However, these exercises aren't high...
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Optimization of modifiable factors may prevent persistently poor knee confidence

Optimization of modifiable factors may prevent persistently poor knee confidence

By addressing modifiable factors, clinicians may prevent a long-term course of persistently poor knee confidence in patients with or at elevated risk for knee osteoarthritis... Read more ...

Femtosecond laser arcuate incisions reduce refractive astigmatism

Femtosecond laser arcuate incisions reduce refractive astigmatism

LAS VEGAS - Arcuate incisions made with a femtosecond laser reduce postoperative refractive astigmatism during cataract surgery, according to a study presented here. “I was... Read more ...

EMERGE study analysis shows Aduhelm slows decline in early Alzheimer's disease

EMERGE study analysis shows Aduhelm slows decline in early Alzheimer's disease

Aduhelm demonstrated a consistent treatment effect for slowing decline in cognitive, functional and behavioral domains among patients with early Alzheimer's disease in... Read more ...

Depression may affect cognitive performance among those in their 90s

Depression may affect cognitive performance among those in their 90s

Depression appeared to adversely affect cognitive performance but not cognitive change among a cohort of individuals aged 90 years or older, according to study results... Read more ...

Bimatoprost implant reduces IOP in glaucoma

Bimatoprost implant reduces IOP in glaucoma

LAS VEGAS - Patients with glaucoma showed high response rates after receiving a bimatoprost implant to reduce IOP, according to research presented at the American Society of... Read more ...

Virtual ophthalmology care may assume permanent role after pandemic

Virtual ophthalmology care may assume permanent role after pandemic

LAS VEGAS - Virtual assessments filled gaps in ophthalmology patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic and may reduce unnecessary in-person visits, according to a presentation... Read more ...

First Guidance on Use of Controversial Alzheimer's Drug

An expert panel provides initial recommendations for the safe and effective use of the controversial anti-amyloid drug aducanumab, as infusions start and clinicians request... Read more ...

US News Ranks Mayo at the Top in Best Hospitals for Urology

US News & World Report released its annual hospital comparisons for 15 specialties. Health equity measures debut this year alongside each hospital's rankings. Medscape Medical News Read more ...