Color Blind Suffers Experience Sunglasses Relief

Color blindness is considered a medical color deficiency. People that suffer from this disability see colors differently, albeit it in a decreased or altered perception. Color blindness is very popular and affects a significant number of the world’s population. Color blindness is not indicative of the medical definition of blindness and simply means that one…

Posted on: May 3rd 2:51 am

Gluten-free menu items: Fad or Here to Stay?

Last August 5, 2013, the FDA released the latest definition of “gluten-free” food, which requires voluntarily-labelled gluten-free food items to have no more than 20 parts per million of gluten in any given dish. This uniform standard for the term is a step towards assuring concerned customers about the safe consumption of food items that…

Posted on: March 16th 7:24 am

New Flash: Causes of Eye Cancer

As eye cancer levels increase, many people are wondering what environmental and genetic factors play a role in the development of these forms of visual cancer. Even though people have significant risk factors, doesn’t mean they will necessarily develop eye-related diseases. However, being aware of these factors may help avoid harmful exposure and increase healthy…

Posted on: February 15th 7:17 am

Stronger Warnings for Quinolones

Peripheral neuropathies are most commonly associated as a side effect of diabetes, but the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released news showing a link between fluoroquinolone antibiotics and the potential for developing painful peripheral neuropathy.  This warning only applies to fluoroquinolone that is taken by injection or orally, not topically. The FDA did release information…

Posted on: December 10th 8:00 am

Peripheral Neuropathies Offer Puzzling Questions for Physicians

Deep in the heart of Siouxland, doctors are noticing a dramatic increase in both peripheral neuropathies and diabetes. Nearly two-thirds of diabetes suffers develop peripheral neuropathies, which can result in limb amputations. Doctors note that there is evidence that reflects that better diabetes control can promote healthier nerves. Newly diagnosed diabetics are the target for…

Posted on: October 29th 8:30 am

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