The FINANCIAL -- The smokeless tobacco product snus, which is used mainly in Sweden but also is sold in the U.S., may increase the risk that men with prostate cancer will die from their disease, and the risk that they’ll die prematurely from any cause, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public ...

The FINANCIAL -- Zika virus makes its way not only to the eye post-infection, but also to the host's tears, according to the latest research sounding alarms over a potentially new transmission ...

The FINANCIAL -- Researchers say they may have developed a potential solution for dry eye—inserting regenerative cells into the lacrimal gland (LG), where tears get their ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' self-assessments of overall health have slipped since 2008. Currently, 19.0% of U.S. adults report that their health is "excellent," compared with 22.6% in 2008, before ...

The FINANCIAL -- Avoidable vision impairment regrettably proves a stumbling block for many Americans, the result of an overall inattentiveness paid to eye health and vision care underscored by a new, ...

The FINANCIAL -- Naivety is no defense for illegally sold contact lenses that put patients' health at risk. Just ask violators nationwide currently facing repercussions under patient safeguards that ...

The FINANCIAL -- Choosing convenience over quality sets consumers up for a letdown when purchasing glasses online, not only in terms of product satisfaction, but also in overall safety of such ...

The FINANCIAL -- A recent, international GfK survey, conducted online in 16 countries, shows one in three people (33 percent) currently monitor or track their health or fitness via an online or ...