Tag: "wearers" at medical news
Mouth Infection better handled with new discovery
...cs, chemotherapy or diseases such as AIDS. Denture wearers
may also be affected. It can be treated by antifungal medications in otherwise healthy people, but it is harder to treat in people with compromised immunity and can be deadly if it infects vital organs. It was known that histatin usually can keep Ca...
Reduce eye infection through new-age contact lenses
... Scientists showed that study done on contact lens wearers
for daily wear or extended wear contact lenses hav...atitis. The researchers had observed contact lens wearers
for a 12-month hospital based study and had used a clinical severity matrix to differentiate between...
Wearing High Heels May Be Dangerous To Health
...a etc. Jarl Flensmark says high heels cause their wearers
to tense their calves in a way that normal walking never does. That could prevent neuro-receptors in the calf muscles from triggering release of dopamine, a compound necessary for mental well-being. "During walking, synchronized stimuli from mechano...
New contact lens materials
...astating clinical complications among contact-lens wearers
have been corneal ulcerationand infection, which can lead to permanent visual loss. He said that this is the first randomised, prospective, masked clinical study with contact lenses that demonstrates significant difference in bacterial binding to t...
Malaria Detecting Watch May Become A Health Hazard
...e malaria parasite, it flashes an alarm, prompting wearers
to take anti-malarial medication. Edited (ANI)...
Contact Lenses Implicated in Fungal Infections
... been a spurt of fungal infections in contact lens wearers
and this week has seen three cases being reported as against the seven reported last month. //This takes the overall cases since May last year to 22. All patients have suffered corneal infections and the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) has treat...
US On Alert After Outbreak Of Corneal Infections
...l infection is said to be associated with the lens wearers
in Asia and has started spreading in America, according to foodconsumer.org. The New York state Department of Health has issued an alert in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in ...
Alarm Raised for Contact Lens Wearers
...tometry doctors in the U.S have urged contact lens wearers
to take proper precautions to prevent this. ...affected are relatively few in number contact lens wearers
must be warned because the infection, fusarium keratitis could cause blindness in the patients if le...
Mystery Behind Lens Cleansing Solution and Eye Infection Unresolved
...idence of fungal infection in Bausch and Lomb lens wearers
are still confused about the cause of// the infection. The only association arrived at is that nearly 50% of those who had contracted the fungal infection had used a lens cleansing solution, manufactured by Bausch and Lomb. Bausch & Lomb, who are p...
Reports Characterize Fungal Eye Infections Among Soft Contact Lens Wearers
... cases of fungal keratitis among soft contact lens wearers
from January 2004 to April 2006. The researchers ... additional cases of Fusarium in soft contact lens wearers
that occurred during five weeks in early 2006. "Our report strongly suggests that the current clust...
Investigations Reveal That Infections Due To Contact lens Could Cause Blindness
...em, with serious implications for millions of lens wearers
worldwide. The scientists have further stated th...h an outbreak has been reported among contact lens wearers
anywhere in the world.” “ By highlighting this serious outbreak of fusarium keratitis among contact ...
Corneal infections Linked to External Contamination
...o the storage case after each use. Contact lens wearers
have also been told to pay close attention to product directions for contact lenses and lens solutions....
Laser Surgery Safer Than Contact Lenses?
...has changed little over the years for contact lens wearers
and is the same worldwide. Vision loss from lase...pproximately 20 million to 25 million contact lens wearers
in the United States, and approximately 1 million people in the United States have laser surgery eve...
Scientists Developing 'intelligent Clothes' to Monitor Wearer's Health
...othing, which they say will be able to monitor the wearers
health . The "intelligent textiles" contain embedded sensors designed to monitor body fluids such as blood and sweat. Scientists say the aim is to use the clothes to check on groups such as recovering hospital patients, people with chronic illnes...
1,600 Roller Shoe Injuries Reported
...re removable wheels in each heel that pop out when wearers
shift their weight to their heels. .Following the report the company issued a statement that their shoe was safe with a report from Edward Heiden, president of Heiden Associates, a product safety consulting firm that Heelys hired to study the shoes...
Optometrists Support AMO's Voluntary Contact Lens Solution Recall
.../disinfecting solution consumers use, contact lens wearers
should take extra precautions with lens hygiene habits. According to the AOA, clean and safe handling of contact lenses is one of the most important measures Americans can take to protect their sight....
An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health
...egrated electronic technology that can monitor the wearers
heart or respiratory functions wirelessly. When placed on electronic hangers, they enable monitored data to be downloaded onto to a computer in the wardrobe. So theres no need to worry about data being lost while the garment is being cleaned, acco...