THURSDAY, Dec. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A condition called “diabetic retinopathy” often threatens the vision of adults with diabetes, but new research suggests that kids with type 2 diabetes may be particularly vulnerable to the vision-robbing complication. In fact, these kids were nearly twice as likely to develop theContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Sept. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Diseases that can rob you of vision as you age also appear to be tied to an increased risk for dementia, a new study finds. Specifically, age-related macular degeneration, cataracts and diabetes-related eye disease were linked with a higher likelihood of dementia, researchersContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The “white cane” that many blind people rely on for navigating the world hasn’t been upgraded in a century, but researchers are reporting progress on a “robo-cane” they hope will modernize the assistive device. The prototype cane is equipped with a color 3DContinue Reading