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Name: Conjunctiva
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Erratic climate leads to rise in eye infections

CHENNAI : The unpredictable climate over the past few weeks has resulted in an increase in the number of eye infections, especially conjunctivitis, say city ophthalmologists. Eye clinics in the city see a minimum of 20 cases a day.Dr Soundari of Agarwal ... [Published Times of India - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Importance of eye care

Dr Tommy MthembuOctober is eye care awareness month. What it entails is that it is a month where we should concentrate on looking after our sight.Sight is important as most things we do depend on it. When we wake up in the morning until we shut our eyes ... [Published Inner City Gazette - Oct 17 2014]
Entities: Glaucoma, Acid, Cataract
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

"Medicament for Treating Anterior Eye Disease Comprising Rebamipide and a Tear-Retaining Agent" in Patent Application Approval Process

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week -- A patent application by the inventors Takeji, Yasuhiro ( Osaka -shi, JP); Nakashima, Hideo ( Osaka -shi, JP); Urashima, Hiroki ( Osaka -shi, JP); Shinohara , Hisashi ( Osaka -shi, ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Generations column: Malnutrition in the older adult

Malnutrition is becoming increasingly more common among the elderly population. It develops when the body does not get the right amount of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients it needs to maintain health.Older adults often experience health problems ... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Car accident claims life of Stratford teen; driver arrested

By Randy MitchellThe Ada NewsPICKETT — A Stratford teen was killed in a wreck Wednesday evening and the driver was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.The wreck occurred on state Highway 19 in Pickett at 6:44 p.m. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Kenneth ... [Published Ada Evening News - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

A new use for amniotic membrane transplantation in ocular surface repair

Fluorescein with yellow filter before (two photos above) and after (two photos below) amniotic membrane transplantation Source: Clifford Salinger, MDNew procedure usescryopreserved amniotic membrane to treatconjunctivochalasisI n the last 20 years, amniotic ... [Published Eye World - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Hot off the press: Best in glaucoma

Husam Ansari, MD, PhD, highlighted the best glaucoma papers at the “Hot Off the Press” session at the 2014 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress. The papers were chosen from the Best Paper of Session winners. Here are the abstracts from the studies, with Dr. ... [Published Eye World - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Medical students meet Bill Gates

Jarrel (L) and Jennifer (middle) with Microsoft Founder Bill GatesTwo Monash University medical students have had the incredibly opportunity to meet Microsoft Founder Bill Gates.Jarrel Seah and Jennifer Tang beat more than 33,000 students worldwide to ... [Published Monash University - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Pink eye keeps kids off campus

Viral and bacterial conjunctivitis are preying on children across Hazaribagh, prompting schools to ask parents to keep them at home. Some students with conjunctiva inflammation, who had reached campus wearing shades on Friday, were sent home. “We cannot ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

CONJUNCTIVA ARGENTUM Pellet [Uriel Pharmacy Inc.]

First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Pink eye goes viral in capital

What is conjunctivitis? It is inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin clear tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelid What causes the infection? Conjunctivitis can be caused by bacteria and virus, besides allergens ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

2 Australian med students win Microsoft technology contest

After months of competition and a field of 14,000, one student team emerged victorious Friday in the championship round of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup.The company global student-technology competition, now in its 12th year, has teams of college and high-school ... [Published Seattle Times - Aug 02 2014]


Dr John Moran , Chief medical OfficerOfficer of Prometic commented: "This is a significant gain for the patients and their families as it will make available for the first time an effective replacement therapy. We are committed to aggressively progressing our clinical program for the benefit of all stakeholders."
Ophthalmologist S Muruganandham, who sees close to 10 cases in his clinic everyday, said the virus was expected to be in the air till November. "Last season, the infection was worse. The current infection is mild and will last only three or four days" he said
...It is best to pair him up with a compatible companion horse with good eyes. Such a "seeing-eye horse guide” can help your vision-challenged horse navigate his living area, whether it is paddock or pasture. A completely blind horse will tag close to his friend and simply follow him wherever he goes. It may be helpful to place a bell on the companion horse initially while the blind horse adjusts to his new seeing-eye companion. And, your horse’s whiskers are an additional navigation tool for him to feel his way around his environment – don’t shave away those wonderful sensing hairs!"
"We're hoping this compound will be able to successfully treat many more people with dry eye than what is currently available," says Dr. Wujek. "It might also be used to complement drugs that treat the inflammatory aspects of dry eye, such as Restasis®, and could be especially helpful for people with severe dry eye disease."

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ProMetic Life Sciences : Plasminogen IND and Cl... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 28 2014]
Weaponizing Ebola? – Analysis [Published Eurasia Review - Oct 28 2014]
Erratic climate leads to rise in eye infections [Published Times of India - Oct 26 2014]
Caring for a Blind Horse [Published - Oct 24 2014]
Figure. The crusted lesions on the patient’s sc... [Published Medicine Today - Oct 24 2014]
Infection Transmission Risk Reduction Program t... [Published PRWeb - Oct 23 2014]
New clinical trial to tackle dry eye [Published Science Daily - Oct 19 2014]
Importance of eye care [Published Inner City Gazette - Oct 17 2014]
I spy with my ‘little eye’… [Published Times of Malta - Oct 17 2014]
"Medicament for Treating Anterior Eye Disease C... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 16 2014]
Lost an eye or born without one? Wear a prosthe... [Published - Oct 16 2014]
Generations column: Malnutrition in the older a... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - Oct 15 2014]
Creating Wellness on the Ocular Surface [Published Optometric Management - Oct 14 2014]
EpiCast Report: Allergic Conjunctivitis - Epide... [Published Global Information Inc - Oct 14 2014]
TIDI Products Launches Clinically Differentiate... [Published - Oct 13 2014]
Spotting eye problems in pets [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 13 2014]
Clinical findings and management of neurotrophi... [Published Orthopedics Today - Oct 10 2014]
Car accident claims life of Stratford teen; dri... [Published Ada Evening News - Oct 10 2014]
Benefits of OCT When Fitting Specialty Lenses [Published Contact Lens Spectrum - Oct 10 2014]
Rise in conjunctivitis cases in Pune [Published Times of India - Oct 10 2014]
Clinical Update on the Removal of IOFBs [Published Retinal Physician - Oct 09 2014]
Perfecting your routine October 8 2014 Optometr... [Published Optometry Today - Oct 09 2014]
TIDI Products Launches Clinically Differentiate... [Published PRWeb - Oct 09 2014]
Surgical treatment of strabismus can be carried... [Published News-Medical.Net - Oct 08 2014]
Researchers Submit Patent Application, "Combine... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Oct 08 2014]
Herpes Zoster Virus: Vaccinate & Treat Early [Published Review of Ophthalmology - Oct 06 2014]
Hanging On With That Eye Defect Only Spells Bli... [Published - Oct 06 2014]
Mitomycin-C: The Injection Alternative [Published Review of Ophthalmology - Oct 06 2014]
A new use for amniotic membrane transplantation... [Published Eye World - Oct 03 2014]
Hot off the press: Best in glaucoma [Published Eye World - Oct 03 2014]
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CONJUNCTIVA ARGENTUM Pellet [Uriel Pharmacy Inc.] [Published DailyMed Drug Label Updates for the last seven ... - Sep 12 2014]
Updated Date: Sep 12, 2014 EST ...
MKSAP: 57-year-old woman with decreased exercis... [Published - Aug 16 2014]
Test your medicine knowledge with the  MKSAP challenge , in partnership with the  American College of Physicians . A 57-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-week history of decreased exercise tolerance and substernal chest pain on exertion. She also ...
Asia Pacific Teams Dominate 2014 Worldwide Imag... [Published TechNet Blogs - Aug 05 2014]
From L-R: Hadi Partovi, co-founder of; Erik Martin, general manager of Reddit, Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, with Jennifer Tang and Jarrel Seah of Team Eyenaemia Winners of the Microsoft Imagine Cup , the company’s premier competition ...
Imagine Cup World Finals 2014 winner Eyenaemia ... [Published The Official Microsoft Blog – News and Perspect ... - Aug 01 2014]
Left to right, Founder Hadi Partovi, General Manager Erik Martin and Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella with Imagine Cup 2014 champions Jennifer Tang and Jarrel Seah of Australia. On the final day of the Imagine Cup ...
Dear Mark: Sun Exposure and Eyesight; Vasectomies [Published Mark's Daily Apple - Jul 14 2014]
For today’s edition of Dear Mark , we’ve got a quick two-parter. First, I discuss the pros and cons of ocular sunlight exposure in children (and adults). Should kids leave the house with a pair of wraparound goggles every single time, or are their ...
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