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MIT's New Hand-Held Scanner Catches Blinding Eye Disease At First-Line Points of Care

By | Sun, 12/22/2013 - 17:20

The new scanner will allow physicians to access sophisticated technologies previously limited to specialized optometry.

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Cholesterol Lowering Statins Linked To Cataracts

By | Sat, 09/21/2013 - 16:51

Statins, a widely prescribed class of drugs including Zocor and Lipitor, has been associated with the development of cataracts, adding to the list of potential downsides of taking the drugs.

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Aspirin Use Raises Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

By | Tue, 01/22/2013 - 08:04

A new study has found that long-term aspirin use can lead to a condition known as neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD).