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FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Just ahead of Sunday's Grammy Awards telecast, new research shows the voice-saving powers of vocal cord surgeries for 18 Grammy Award-winning singers.

Insights gleaned from those procedures may help everyday Americans with vocal cord issues, the research team say.

For their new study, investigators reviewed laser microsurgery done on ...

THURSDAY, Jan. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- About half of the population will one day have a vein problem.

For some, it will involve the thinner, blotchy spider veins that don't bother some people, but cause itching or burning in others. Still others will be plagued by the more noticeable bulging of varicose veins.

Most varicose veins appear in the legs due to the pressure o...

TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Kids with summer birthdays, especially those who spend long hours playing on smartphones and tablets, might be at greater risk for vision problems, a new study suggests.

Nearsightedness, also called myopia, is on the rise worldwide. It's what eye doctors call a refractive error, meaning the eyes can't focus light properly. The result: Close ob...

THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Current methods to assess scarring after surgery often lead to disagreements between doctors and patients, researchers say.

Patients were more likely to be concerned about the depth of the scar, while doctors were more likely to give coloration and texture more weight, the study found.

The investigators' review of 29 studies include...

THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A laser treatment can reduce spots in people's vision known as "floaters," a new study finds.

"Floaters often arise as the vitreous -- a gel-like substance that fills the eye -- contracts and pulls away from the back of the eye," explained ophthalmologist Dr. Naomi Goldberg, who reviewed the new research. She works at the Manhattan Eye, Ear ...