Evidence insufficient to make recommendation regarding screening for impaired vision in older adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of […]

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New research links mitochondrial dysfunction to the development of Fuchs’ Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy (FECD)

Researchers at Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear have shown a link between mitochondrial dysfunction in corneal […]

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FDA propose to ban use of tanning beds by under-18s

Regulators in the US are proposing to restrict use of sunlamp products such as indoor tanning beds and booths to […]

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Stem cell progeny tell their parents when to turn on

Super-sonic signal: A signal from Transit-Amplifying Cells (TACs) activates stem cells in the hair follicle, researchers have found. Both types […]

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10 Dietitians You Need to Follow on Social Media

All the nutrition information swirling on the Internet can make your head spin. One so-called expert may claim one food […]

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How to Protect Yourself From a Heart Attack – the Most Common Cause of Death

Heart attack signs include chest pain, jaw pain, shoulder or arm pain, and back pain between the shoulders. Would you […]

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Study of inner ear development hints at way to restore hearing and balance

One of the two proteins, Sox4 (magenta), appears at the outer edge of the developing utricle, and occasionally within the […]

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Glaucoma: why are so many of us blind to this sight-stealing disease?

aucoma is a primary cause of vision loss and blindness in the US, affecting around 2.7 million people – a […]

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CDC cautions pregnant women against travel to Rio Olympics

A Brazilian Army soldier distributes pamphlets with information to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquito during the National Day of Mobilization […]

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