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Arthritis drug "shows promise for AMD patients"
A drug commonly used to treat arthritis sufferers may also be effective in tackling dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a new report has claimed.
Diabetes "may not lead to eye disease"
Diabetes sufferers may not necessarily have an increased risk of developing eye disease, despite general medical opinion suggesting so.
Low blood pressure "may lead to glaucoma"
Having low diastolic blood pressure may be a risk factor for glaucoma in people suffering from migraine, a new report has suggested.
New eye disease therapies "do not increase heart risk"
A range of new treatments for eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) do not appear to increase the risk of heart complications, it has been claimed.
Deaf people "have super vision"
Deaf people benefit from far better vision then those with five fully-functioning senses, experts have found.
New test "can identify river blindness"
A team of experts in the US have developed a new test which they believe can accurately help to diagnose river blindness, or onchocerciasis, a condition which affects 37 million people worldwide.
Blind people "use the visual brain to feel and touch"
People who have been blind from birth use the "visual" part of their brain in order to enhance their sensation of sound and touch, a new study has suggested.
Key nutrient "can prevent cataracts"
Experts have found that a key nutrient may be able to prevent cataracts, offering hope to the millions of people worldwide who suffer from the eye condition.
Can photoscreening detect lazy eyes?
The largest, longest study of the use of photoscreening to detect amblyopia, or a lazy eye, in children aged six months to six years has found that the process may more effective than any other.
AMD drugs "have no difference"
There is no difference between leading drugs used to combat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a new study.
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