Simple eye scan can predict how quickly Multiple Sclerosis patients will decline Scan measures thickness of lining at the back of the eyeThose with thinning retinas had earlier and more active forms of M.S Could help doctors to track the unpredictable disease and act to slow its progression | UPDATED: 12:24 GMT, 25 December 2012 A quick and easy eye test could offer an effective way of measuring how fast multiple sclerosis is progressing in someone with the disease.
Taking aspirin for 10 years could double the risk of sight loss Scientists say taking aspirin for a decade could increase the chance of developing wet AMDThe condition causes swelling and bleeding underneath the macular, at the back of the eyeThis can cause permanent vision loss | UPDATED: 23:16 GMT, 18 December 2012 Taking aspirin for 10 years could more than double the risk of sight loss, according to a new study.
The pocket-sized iPad: Leaked images show off Apple”s latest Mini tablet for the first time New device expected to have a screen of eight inchesWill go head-to-head with Google Nexus 7 in the pocket tablet market Launch expected in October
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My adjustable lens means I can see in HD: How a revolutionary operation gave one spectacle-wearer perfect vision | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 11 August 2012 Two years ago, Antonia, Lady Riley couldn’t function without her spectacles.
Chinese girl, 3, has eye tumour size of tennis ball removed after doctors take pity on poor family | UPDATED: 12:11 GMT, 19 July 2012 A three-year-old girl from China has undergone surgery to remove an enormous tumour dangling from her left eye.
Blindness breakthrough as scientists turn stem cells into tissue that allows humans to see Stem cells were encouraged to form a structure known as the optic cup | UPDATED: 15:55 GMT, 13 June 2012 Scientists have taken a major step towards restoring vision for blind people with the help of stem cells.
The 'Vitamin See' diet: Good food and supplements can stave off age-related eye condition afflicting Judi Dench | UPDATED: 20:55 GMT, 21 April 2012 Dame Judi Dench has age-related macular degeneration Actress Dame Judi Dench is among the half-a-million adults in the UK sufferering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
If you're going to have an operation, make sure it's in March: How the passing months affect your health We all know you’re more likely to suffer colds in winter and hay fever in spring. But as ROGER DOBSON reveals, there are many, far more unexpected ways in which different times of the year can affect your health… Patients who have spring operations are more likely to survive, according to research based on nearly 200,000 lung cancer patients JANUARY Increased cholesterol levels, gum disease and death rates Levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides (fats in the blood linked to heart disease) peak in January and December, according to a Harvard University report, and are lowest in the summer.