All Articles Tagged With: "Cataract"


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Study Identifies Potential Risk of Cataracts with Lipitor, Zocor, Other Statins

Popular cholesterol drugs such as Lipitor and Crestor may increase the risk of developing cataracts, according to a new study.

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Kalydeco Side Effects May Increase Risk of Child Cataracts: FDA

Children taking the cystic fibrosis drug Kalydeco may face an increased risk of developing cataracts, according to federal drug regulators. 

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Cataract Surgery Problems With TASS Result in FDA Monitoring Program

Federal health officials have announced a new monitoring program for problems with cataract surgery, aimed at preventing a rare, inflammatory condition linked to contaminated medical devices. 

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No Benefit Seen in St. John’s Wort for Treatment of IBS: Study

The results of a new study indicate that St. John’s wort, an herbal remedy often used to treat depression, does not have the same beneficial effects on the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as other antidepressants.

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St. John’s Wort Use Linked to Cataracts: Study

According to new research, use of the herbal remedy St. John’s wort, which is commonly used as a natural treatment for depression, has been associated with the development of cataracts in humans.