Drinking tea can reduce glaucoma risk, suggest study

The researchers found that the participants who drank tea every day had a 74 per cent lower risk of developing glaucoma than those who didn't. Tea contains phytochemicals and flavonoids, which have been observed to have anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic, antioxidant, and neuroprotective properties

Drinking tea can reduce glaucoma risk, suggest studyDrinking a cup of hot tea every day could lower the risk of developing glaucoma, a study has suggested. Tea-drinkers were 74% less likely to develop the eye disease, according to which study looked at the eyesight and food and drink habits of 1,678 people in America. Glaucoma affects 57.5 million people and is one […]

Let us prevent childhood blindness and protect the future of the country, say ophthalmologist

Childhood blindness can be prevented by a proper diagnosis at an early age, regular screening and by creating awareness regarding the eye screening. As childhood blindness can be prevented with appropriate treatment

Let us prevent childhood blindness and protect the future of the country, say ophthalmologistChildhood blindness is a growing menace and immediate measures have to be taken to tackle it. Prof Swapan Samanta, eye department, Burdwan Medical College and Bijoy Chand Mohatab Hospital, West Bengal said that “We are creating awareness through campaigns to protect the eyes of children and prevent blindness and a state level Continuous Medical Education […]

‘Need to spread awareness about glaucoma in India,’ says Dr Dhamankar

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in worldwide. It belongs to a group of diseases of the eye characterised by progressive and irreversible damage to the optic nerve. In this session, glaucoma experts discussed about newer modalities of treatment in medical management of glaucoma

‘Need to spread awareness about glaucoma in India,’ says Dr DhamankarManagement of young adult glaucoma patients remained a highlight of the glaucoma session on day three of the on-going Bombay Ophthalmologists’ Association (BOA) FOCUS 2017 conference held at Hyatt Regency, Mumbai. Glaucoma, which is the second leading cause of blindness in the world, is belongs to a group of diseases of the eye characterised by […]

How VR tech can help manage these 4 health issues

Virtual Reality tech is fun, but it has also been shown to help with everything from cultivating empathy to treating autism. Virtual reality may also have the power to safely treat phobias, anxiety, or addictions

How VR tech can help manage these 4 health issuesVirtual Reality, or VR as it’s known, works by projecting a computer-generated 3D image onto a screen via a headset, which helps immerse the viewer into a particular experience, such as grocery shopping at a store, or touring a city. The technology may be fun, but it has also been shown to help with everything […]