Tag: Glaucoma

Turmeric Eye Drops Could Cure Glaucoma In Its Early Stage

Eye doctors developed turmeric eye drops that can deliver high amounts of curcumin straight to the eyes. Curcumin has long been known minimize the loss of nerve cells and prevent glaucoma patients from going blind.

Medicine July 25, 2018

Wearing Neckties Can Reduce Blood Flow To The Brain By 7.5 Percent

Wearing necktie may hamper a person's creative and thinking abilities as it obstructs blood flow. An earlier study also found a link between wearing ties regularly and the risk for blindness.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 8, 2018

Cannabis May Reverse Aging Process In Brain: Here Are 5 Other Health Benefits Of Marijuana

Medicinal marijuana has been legalized in 29 U.S. states because of its numerous health benefits. Researchers have studied the active ingredients in the cannabis plant and found it can ease a variety of ailments, including Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.

Medicine May 10, 2017

Stem Cell Secretions Protect Retina Cells, Hold Promise As Glaucoma Treatment

New research has shown that stem cell exosomes could be employed in treating glaucoma. However, more research has to be carried out to establish the exact necessary treatment.

Medicine January 31, 2017

Blindness Cure On The Horizon? Scientists Restore Eyesight In Blind Mice

Biochemical manipulations and visual stimulations helped restore the eyesight of blind mice with glaucoma in a new study. The research may pave way for new directions that can help millions who suffer from vision loss.

Neuroscience July 12, 2016

Pancakes Help Scientists Come Up With Better Treatment For Glaucoma

Scientists were able to discover new ways of improving glaucoma treatment by studying pancakes. The key is to look into how thin sheets like pancakes and human eyes interact with and release water vapor.

Life February 8, 2016

Eating Leafy Green Vegetables, Carrots And Beets Cuts Glaucoma Risk By 30 Percent

Diets rich in leafy green vegetables are good for the eyes. Researchers have found a link between increased nitrate intake and reduced risk for primary open-angle glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness.

Life January 17, 2016

Glaucoma Patients Warned To Avoid Head-Down Yoga Poses And Push-Ups

Glaucoma patients may experience greater intraocular pressure when they perform various head-down yoga positions as well as push-ups and weightlifting. Experts are advising caution against these inverted positions when doing the ancient wellness exercise.

Life January 9, 2016

Glaucoma Patients Under Misperceptions About How Marijuana May Affect Their Condition

Researchers say the public needs to be better educated about the possible benefits, or lack of them, in using marijuana to treat glaucoma. Science doesn't support the popular expectation of its effectiveness, they say.

Life December 25, 2015

Kids With A Certain Gene Develop Myopia If They Also Like To Read

Researchers discovered that there is a downside to a child who likes to read, if they happen to have a gene variant as well that increases the likelihood they’ll develop myopia.

Life September 2, 2015

Doctor Uses Oculus Rift To Diagnose Balance Problems In Glaucoma Patients

Researchers have found the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset as an effective way to test balance problems in people suffering from glaucoma. The technolgy is effective because it is able to simulate visual conditions of movement which traditional tests are not able to do.

Gadgets June 1, 2015

Bono wears sunglasses all the time because of glaucoma

U2 singer has glaucoma for the last 20 years. He revealed the information at the Graham Norton Show when the presenter asked if he ever removes his tinted glasses.

Society October 18, 2014

Snailfish goes where no man has gone before - deep, deep below

A catch of snailfish has revealed secrets about the greatest depths at which the animals may live. But, why do they smell so bad?

Animals March 6, 2014

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