Tag: "lazy" at medical news
AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success
...allows them to stay out later, as well as the long lazy
mornings of sleeping in. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) advises children and teens that sleep habits adopted over the summer will need to be changed when school starts in order to ensure proper sleep. Daniel G. Glaze, MD, of Texas C...
Eye muscles -- those go-getters of the anatomical world
...muscles dont work together properly. This leads to lazy
eye, in which one eye takes over all the vision duties. If strabismus is not treated, it results in functional blindness. A defining characteristic of these tiny muscles is that they are nearly always moving, even during sleep. In fact, even when s...
New 'wrinkle' in Botox treatment could lead to lower doses, better safety
...of other conditions, including migraine headaches, lazy
eyes and excessive sweating. It is developed from the botulinum neurotoxin, the most lethal poison known and a potential bioterrorist weapon. In a medical setting, small doses of a purified version of the toxin block the release of a chemical (acetyl...
Adults with lazy eye can improve
Young adults with amblyopia, or lazy
eye, can improve substantially and retain their ga...searchers at USC and three Chinese universities. A lazy
eye in children appears normal but does not see properly, even with corrective lenses. If untreated,...
Scientists pinpoint inflammation gene
..., "Basically, this rarer form of SEPS1 gives you a lazy
cellular 'garbage truck' that doesn't properly do its job of clearing out the misfolded proteins that lead to inflammation." As further confirmation of their study results with the Wisconsin population, the researchers looked to see if they would re...
The role of the Royal Society should be reviewed
...rkable experimentsBut the Royal Society today is a lazy
institution, resting on its historical laurels. Instead of being the intellectual hub of European scientific culture, it has reinvented itself as something far more self-serving and parochial. It is little more than a shrill and superficial cheerlead...
National trial shows older children benefit from treatment for childhood's most common eye disorder
... show that many children age seven through 17 with lazy
eye, or amblyopia, may benefit from treatments that are more commonly used on younger children. Amblyopia is a leading cause of vision impairment in children and usually begins in infancy or childhood. Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Chief of Op...