Noninvasive Glaucoma Test Might Speed Up Detection
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- A test that measures the
function of nerve cells in the retina may detect glaucoma at an
early stage and help doctors evaluate the effectiveness of
treatments, a new study has found.
Can Omega-3 Foods Prevent Eye Disease in Seniors?
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a diet rich in
omega-3 fatty acids appears to protect seniors against the onset of
a serious eye disease known as age-related macular degeneration
(AMD), a new analysis indicates.
Annual Mammograms May Cut Mastectomy Rate for Some
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Yearly mammograms for
women between the ages of 40 and 50 dramatically reduce the chance
that a mastectomy will be necessary if they develop breast cancer,
a new study suggests.
Aging With HIV a New Reality for Many Over 50
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- One January day in 1991,
career journalist Jane Fowler, then 55, opened a letter from a
health insurance company informing her that her request for
coverage had been denied due to a "significant blood
Worm Therapy Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- The case of a man who
swallowed parasite eggs to treat his ulcerative colitis -- and
actually got better -- sheds light on how "worm therapy" might help
heal the gut, a new study suggests.