Health News

Eye Injury Reported From Germ-Killing UV Lamps

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 — Amid a pandemic, some people are buying so-called germicidal ultraviolet lamps to protect against the new coronavirus. But new research finds that decision could backfire when it comes to eye health. Doctors are reporting on several patients who used such devices to eliminate the virus from homes and offices and […]

Health Problems

Blood test for deadly eye melanoma

A simple blood test could soon become the latest monitoring tool for the early detection of melanoma in the eye. University of Queensland scientists have discovered markers in the blood that can differentiate between a benign mole and a melanoma, while also identifying if the cancer has spread to other areas of the body. University […]