European Ophthalmic Review, the peer-reviewed journal, has published an update on the medical treatment of glaucoma
European Ophthalmic Review, the peer-reviewed journal, has published a review highlighting the latest developments in the treatment of severe keratitis in dry eye disease
Vinegar Could Potentially Help Treat Ulcerative Colitis:
Vinegar is the perfect ingredient for making tangy sauces and dressings. Now, researchers report in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that the popular liquid could also help fight ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease that research suggests is related to the gut microbiome. They found that vinegar suppressed inflammation-inducing proteins while improving the gut’s bacterial makeup in mice.
In addition to damaging the organ directly, alcohol weakens naturally produced antibiotics, leaving the liver exposed to bacteria and disease
A criminal justice program that requires offenders convicted of alcohol-related offenses to stop drinking and submit to frequent alcohol testing with swift, certain, and modest sanctions for a violation was linked to a significant reduction in county-level mortality rates in South Dakota. These results came from a study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requesting a total budget of $5.1 billion to protect and promote the public health as part of the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget – an eight percent increase over the enacted budget for FY 2016. The overall request includes a net increase of $14.6 million in budget authority and $268.7 million in user fees for initiatives tied to several key areas, including the implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA) and efforts to improve medical product safety and quality. The agency is also seeking $75 million in new mandatory funding to support the National Cancer Moonshot initiative being led by the Vice President.
A health seminar on ways of fighting cardiovascular diseases
22 February, 7pm – 9pm. Room 1, Filmbase, Temple Bar, D2.
Admission : Free
UCLA And Stanford Researchers Pinpoint Origin Of Sighing Reflex In The Brain,
As the world scrambles to speed up the development of a Zika vaccine, new data released in Health Affairs shows that in addition to saving lives, vaccines are also an excellent investment in the economic health of communities.
Following advice to sleep in the same room with their infants —but not in the same bed—does not appear to discourage new mothers from breastfeeding, as some experts had feared, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health.