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Acupuncture For Seasonal Allergies?
2013-02-20 05:35:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many people use acupuncture to relieve pain. A new study, published in a recent issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, hints that it might relieve sneezing and itchy eyes as well. When seasonal allergies hit, most people turn to antihistamines. When these remedies don't work, however, some turn to alternative treatments such as acupuncture. Acupuncture consists of tiny needles inserted just under the skin at specific points along...

2010-02-16 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that both Genentech/Novartis Ophthalmics' Lucentis and Regeneron/Bayer's aflibercept will earn Decision Resources' proprietary clinical gold standard status for wet age-related macular degeneration in 2013 and 2018. A unique future gold standard cannot be identified because neither thought-leader opinion nor available clinical...

2009-06-29 23:16:50

Gene variants, ocular and environmental factors, age, smoking, body mass index, contribute to developing age-related macular degeneration, U.S. researchers say. Lead author Dr. Johanna M. Seddon, of Tufts University School of Medicine and director of the Ophthalmic Epidemiology and Genetics Service at Tufts Medical Center, said all of these factors were combined and used to develop a predictive and possibly diagnostic model. More than 1,400 people in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study with an...

2009-06-26 07:44:40

Like many diseases, causes for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can be categorized as either "nature" or "nurture". Researchers think these factors, when used in the proper model, can be strong predictors of the disease.AMD is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 years of age and older.A study published in the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology's peer-reviewed Investigative Ophthalmolgy & Visual Science ("Prediction Model for Prevalence and Incidence of...

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