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Results From the First Teleglaucoma Pilot Project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

https://journals.lww.com/glaucomajournal/Fulltext/2019/08000/Results_From_the_First_Teleglaucoma_Pilot_Project.7.aspx

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A teleglaucoma case-finding model was utilized in Ethiopia using a high-risk case identification approach. An overall 7.9% of patients had definite glaucoma, and 13.8% were glaucoma suspects. Most … Read the rest

The Impact of Statin Type on Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk

https://www.jwatch.org/na49747/2019/08/22/impact-statin-type-hepatocellular-carcinoma-risk

In patients with chronic viral hepatitis, only lipophilic statin use, and not hydrophilic statin use, significantly lowered 10-year HCC risk.

Evaluating the Laser Output of the Micropulse P3 Laser Delivery Device Following Repeated Use

https://journals.lww.com/glaucomajournal/Fulltext/2019/08000/Evaluating_the_Laser_Output_of_the_Micropulse_P3.6.aspx

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Repeated use of the Micropulse P3 (MP3) probe during micropulse transscleral cyclophotocoagulation is associated with an increase in laser output over time.
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Listening and reading evoke almost identical brain activity

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326140.php

By constructing 3D semantic maps, scientists have shown that the brain activity of comprehension is largely similar for listening and reading.

So, You’re Dating with Diabetes

https://www.diabetesdaily.com/blog/so-youre-dating-with-diabetes-629513/

If you’re a Millennial or younger, you probably don’t go out on something as old-fashioned and esoteric as a “date.” You swipe left a lot and then maybe eventually … Read the rest

Ginkgo biloba may aid in treating type 2 diabetes

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190822124838.htm

Ginkgo Biloba, one of the oldest living trees species, may offer some clues in better treatments for Type 2 Diabetes, says one researcher.

Protein-transport discovery may help define new strategies for treating eye disease

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190821163814.htm

Many forms of vision loss stem from a common source: impaired communication between the eye and the brain. And at the root of that communication are hundreds of proteins … Read the rest

Electrified

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/2734705

This essay describes 2 decades of life with an implantable pacemaker-defibrillator, including the author’s loss of all underlying heart rhythm.

What Parents Can Do When Their Child Is Anxious

https://psychcentral.com/lib/what-parents-can-do-when-their-child-is-anxious/

When anxiety and avoidance behavior interfere with life activities in the family, school, or the community, a child may have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are the most common Read the rest

Risk for Psychiatric Disorders, Suicide Higher in Children With IBD

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/PsychiatricNewsAlert/~3/OozmDoEG7ak/risk-for-psychiatric-disorders-suicide.html

Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may be at higher risk for psychiatric disorders and suicide attempt, according to a large, population-based study published in JAMA Pediatrics.

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