Recent ophthalmology news in review
Here are some recent top articles on Healio.com/OSN: EyeGate amends IDE application for ocular bandage gel The application responds to the FDA's questions and comments...
4 hours ago - Healio
Comparison of navigated and conventional high tibial osteotomy for the treatment of osteoarthritic knees with varus deformity: A meta-analysis
High tibial osteotomy is a usefully surgical procedure to correct the malalignment and delay the progression of osteoarthritis. It is still controversy whether navigation...
4 hours ago - International Journal of Surgery - 2 articles
Urgency prevails in management of blunt, penetrating ocular injuries
Ocular injury is globally one of the leading causes of blindness and visual impairment. When researching data, however, the impression is that ocular trauma is underrecognized...
14 hours ago - Healio
Health-related quality of life of the parents of children hospitalized due to acute rotavirus infection: a cross-sectional study in Latvia
Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrhea in young children and infants worldwide, representing a heavy public health burden. Limited information is available regarding...
1 day ago - BMC - 3 articles
We found the correspondence from Janssen et al to be concise and relevant. Their preliminary study agrees with our observations regarding the use of skin disinfectants in...
1 day ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
FDA posts warning letter to Opternative
The FDA issued a warning letter to Opternative CEO Aaron Dallek regarding the company's online eye examination mobile app. The letter, dated Oct. 30, 2017, and posted on...
1 day ago - Healio
Global study finds microplastics in 93% of bottled water, but little known about effect on humans
Bottled drinking water is often contaminated with small particles of plastic, says a new study, and the industrial bottling process may be to blame. Dr. Sherri Mason and her...
1 day ago - National Post - 3 articles
Changes in resting pulmonary function testing over time after the Nuss procedure: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Pectus excavatum, the most common congenital chest wall deformity in pediatric patients, leads to pulmonary dysfunction. There is no consensus regarding the effectiveness of...
2 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Simultaneous indicators of inadequate breast milk intake in the early neonatal period
We commend Futatani et al for introducing a promising technical and biological tool for the assessment of early neonatal weight loss, namely, increase in blood ketone levels...
2 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
We thank Dr Degraeuwe for the opportunity to respond to his concerns regarding our study. The author states that the attending physicians might not have been blinded to the...
2 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
The headlines of Master Doctor
Exact Cause of Type 2 Diabetes Identified
The elevated levels of the metabolite MG were found to be the exact of type 2 diabetes and not insulin resistance and high blood glucose levels.
Early Detection of Alzheimer's Cognitive Impairment via Verbal Fluency
Declining cognitive functioning in early stages of Alzheimer's disease patients can be detected with their ability to generate infinite spoken verbs, finds a new study.
Well-child Visits Could be the Perfect Time to Help New Mothers
Interconception care encourages providers to discuss these risk factors with mothers at their baby's checkups during their first two years of life.
Safety and Effectiveness of Corticosteroids Linked to Genetic Variants
A new study identifies a genetic variant that can improve the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids, the drug used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .
Top sirloin steaks recalled for possible salmonella contamination
In Bridgeview, IL, SMI Holdings Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat, has recalled approximately 484,800 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella...
Sexual orientation is the top suicide risk for college freshman
A study based on data from 14,000 first-year college students in eight countries including the US found sexual minorities have an up-to-eight-times higher risk for suicidal...
Black Americans exposed to more pollution raising heart risk 25%
Black Americans' higher exposures to pollution from living near highways may account for 25 percent of their elevated heart disease risks, new University of Pittsburgh research...
RECALL: Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders
Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Handi-Craft Company have recalled a number of Dr. Brown's Lovey pacifier and teether holders after...
Her office confirms the death of Rep. Louise Slaughter at age 88
U.S. Rep Louise Slaughter One of the most prominent food safety advocates in Congress is dead at age 88. The office of Rep Lousie Slaughter, D-NY this morning confirmed the...
US adults consume 17 billion drinks per year during binges
The first-ever CDC report on binge drinking, considered one of the most damaging forms of alcohol abuse, found that more than 16 percent of American adults binge drink each week.