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Retinopathy of Prematurity: A Silver Lining

Retinopathy of Prematurity, or ROP, is a condition affecting premature infants. This happens when abnormal blood vessels start growing and spreading across the retina, which can cause retinal detachment, resulting in permanent blindness.

It is one of the leading causes of vision impairment in children, and the consequences can last a lifetime. The good news is that recent research and advances in the diagnosis and treatment of ROP means better outcomes for children who are affected by this disorder.

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Essure Failure and Removal – What Are The Options?

The Essure contraceptive device is associated with numerous complications. These include severe cramps, painful intercourse, sudden and unexplained weight gain, and excessive bleeding, along with allergic reactions caused by the nickel titanium alloy used in the manufacturing process.

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Xarelto is Dangerous. How Did it Get So Popular?

Warfarin (a form of rat poison still sold as Coumadin) has been the standard anticoagulant for going on six decades. It is far from a perfect treatment: determining the correct dosage can be difficult, and patients must go on a restricted diet and undergo constant monitoring because of numerous interactions (frequently an issue with elderly patients on numerous prescriptions).

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