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FDA Approves New surgery Treatment for Farsightedness

... The treatment may become the preferred method of correcting farsightedness in older patients. Conductive keratoplasty is very comfortable and convenient, especially for older patients who don't want something as invasive or as complex as LASIK. It is also helpful for older patients who might have dry eye or s...

Breakthrough in eye treatment

...the tissue, increasing the curve of the cornea and correcting far-sightedness. “The whole procedure is done in the edge of the window, not in the center of the part that you look through for quality vision. So right away it’s a safety issue that you are not touching the part that you are most using,” Asbell sa...

Teaching parents to deal with behavior problems in children

... and they are taught the interventions to use than correcting the children themselves. Researchers have observed various intervention methods and found that the best results in the behavior of the children are obtained where the parents have learned to use the interventions themselves to treat their children. ...

Lasik surgery effective in correcting vision

... laser vision correction today. It is effective in correcting short sightedness (Myopia), farsightedness (Hyperopia) and even astigmatism. The procedure is performed in an out-patient surgery center,// using a special piece of equipment called Exlimer laser. You may be a good candidate for lasik if you meet th...

Musical Instruments Pleasing To The Ear But Rough On The Skin

...d news is many of these problems can be averted by correcting your technique or by making slight alterations to the instrument. Researchers found the most common skin disorders reported by musicians are allergic reactions to specific components of an instrument and irritations caused by prolonged, intense cont...

Genetic Cause For Farsightedness Discovered

...formation gained from his study will open doors to correcting other types of severe refractive error, not only farsightedness, but also nearsightedness. Source: Newswise...

Use of a fast-acting insulin analog to control diabetic ketoacidosis in Children

...ric DKA. The fluid replacement protocol aimed at correcting intravascular volume up to the normalization of the peripheral perfusion. Once cardiovascular stability was achieved, the child was alert, and vomiting has stopped, oral rehydration was started. Cerebral edema, the most feared complication of DKA, di...

Developing Specific Skills Ensure Better Grades In US Kids

... findings show that if you make some difference in correcting negative behavior you can have a positive effect on school performance. This provides support, for instance, for programs being implemented in many elementary and middle schools to curb bullying behavior,' he observed. The program called Raising H...

Kidney Disease Is Milking the Government Coffers - Is Australia Notorious for High Rates of Kidney Disease?

...o keep people alive on dialysis. If we don't start correcting that now, the figures will keep on escalating." ...

In-Vivo Gene Therapy Technique to Cure XSCID in Basset Pups

...e transplanted back into the patient is limited to correcting the potentially low number of bone-marrow stem cel...nto the bloodstream of XSCID dogs with the hope of correcting the defective hematopoietic stem cells within the patient. The therapy completely restored immune f...

Sleep Apnea Patients Benefit from Breathing Mask

...s or arousals from sleep. Our study indicated that correcting drops in oxygen levels alone may not be enough to reduce blood pressure.’ The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute estimate that 18 million Americans have sleep apnea. Men are more susceptible than women. Source: Newsise...

Quota System: Diverting Attention From The Real Problem

...rward class. In what way can this be considered as correcting the age-old problem of discrimination based on caste? This is just nothing but a cheap trick played by the unimaginative, selfish and unconcerned political class to create a vote bank and help themselves. (Commentary by Bhamy V. Shenoy, an internati...

Modern Killer Disease Alert Indians

...ed intake of high carb diet among the people. Thus correcting these may make a way to its prevention. ...

External Catheters Linked with decreased UTI Risk in Men

... of bacteriuria, symptomatic UTI, and death, while correcting for the effects of other factors. The study showed that there were 11 new cases of bacteriuria for every 100 days of hospitalization in patients with indwelling catheters, compared to 6 for those with condom catheters. The indwelling catheter users...

Emerging Therapies for Skin Cancer Treatment

...on this information, research efforts are aimed at correcting or modifying pathways in a cancer cell. “There are many benefits to utilizing targeted therapies to treat skin cancer,” said Dr. Tsao. “The primary benefit is that the mutations often reveal a weakness for that specific cancer and thus, a targeted ...

Therapy Decided by Risk Factors

...rt rate, 2) preventing clots, and, if possible, 3) correcting the rhythm disturbance. Rate control usually involves achieving a ventricular rate (pulse) of 60 to 80 beats per minute at rest and between 90 and 115 beats per minute during moderate exercise. Also new in the guidelines, catheter ablation — a proc...

Anti-cancer drug may treat muscular dystrophy

...ationale for treating muscular dystrophy, aimed at correcting the devastating effects of a single flawed gene," Dr Lorenzo Puri said in a statement."In the window of time that we have analysed these mice, they seem to perform like normal mice. All the decreases in muscle performance were restored by the treatme...

Newly Discovered Immune Defense May Be Impaired In CF Airways

...ative host defense mechanism." Banfi added that correcting the problem by reconstituting the oxidative system might represent a totally new approach for preventing the onset of bacterial lung infections that often become chronic and eventually fatal in CF patients. Working with airway cells and tissues fro...

Living Near Toxic Waste May Bring On Diabetes

...ed whites and blacks between the ages of 25 to 74, correcting for potential factors that could skew the data, such as age, race, sex and average household income. Major types of organic pollutants are polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, a former industrial ingredient of pesticides, paints, paper and other pro...

PRK and LASIK Surgeries ‘Safe and Effective

... showing that both LASIK and PRK are effective for correcting myopia with no long term complications,” said lead investigator Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD, chair of ophthalmology at the Universidad Miguel Hernandez in Alicante, Spain and medical director of VISSUM. The study, which included 100 eyes with myopia or m...

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