February 10, 2010 RSS feed / Health

Macular degneration and cataract surgery

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Is it possible to get wet macular degeneration from a scratch on the left eye during cataract surgery, or could it have been a cyst that caused wet macular degeneration? I am 85, and my right eye is perfect. More...

Live Well with Diabetes

Overweight Kids Have Serious Health Problems   Overweight children as young as 7 years old have high blood pressure and damaged arteries, and area at high risk for developing diabetes, so say Italian and American researchers.   More...

Is swine flu epidemic over?

ATLANTA   If the U.S. swine flu epidemic isn’t over, it certainly looks as if it’s on its last legs.   More...

Experiment is taking aim at genetic learning disorder

WASHINGTON   A pill to ease a type of mental retardation? An experiment is under way to develop one, aimed at a genetic disorder that might unravel some of the mysteries of autism along the way.   More...