Leftover Turkey Pot Stickers

If your family is like ours and becomes both warm and cold Turkey sandwiches weary by the Saturday or Sunday after Thanksgiving, and if the thought of yet another large pot of turkey carcass and root vegetable soup no longer stirs the imagination, pot stickers may be just the thing to get your creative leftover […]

Research Linking Sjogren’s Disease to Hepatitis Delta Virus

It has been long suspected that many autoimmune diseases are associated with a bout of viral infections.  New research from National Institute of Health indicate the virus Hepatitis delta Virus maybe associated with Primary Sjogren’s Disease.  Of the 2 categories, Primary Sjogren’s have more severe symptoms, and they do not have another rheumatic disease associated […]

Eye Eat Healthy: Salmon Tartare

Thanksgiving celebration starts early in my family. An after lunch mountain hike, or a touch football game in the nearby park that includes all invited guests and a few neighborhood kids, no matter their age, no matter the weather with special attention paid to grandparents, aunts, uncles and little children safety because pesky trips to […]

Smartphone-Based Autorefractor Expedites Optometry Practice

Since its release earlier this year, the SVOne smartphone-based autorefractor from Smart Vision Labs (www.smartvisionlabs.com) has won praise from eye care professionals. The SVOne uses wavefront aberrometry, a technology that measures refractive errors more comprehensively than common autorefractors. Among the professionals using the device are Michael I. Davis, O.D. in Maryland, Jordan Kassalow, O.D. M.P.H. […]

eye Eat Healthy: Gluten, Dairy- and Sugar-Free Chocolate Date Cake

This nutrient-dense Tasty Tuesday recipe is a gluten-, dairy- and sugar-free single-layer chocolate cake. It’s perfect for crisp autumn days and nights. It’s also perfect for all the gluten-intolerant, gluten-sensitive and paleo-dieting folks. We elected to serve it with whipped cream made from lightly sweetened canned coconut milk and fresh raspberries to satisfy our collective sweet tooth. Interestingly, half of the Biosyntrx […]

Polaroid Sunglasses Introduces UV APP

As the inventor of polarized lenses that protect wearers up to the highest UV exposure level, Polaroid Sunglasses is committed to increasing understanding of the risks of UV radiation. The brand is launching an international awareness campaign as well as a revolutionary UV app available for download from Apple’s iTunes Store. The free app, called […]

Risk Factors Associated with Dry Eye Syndrome

The authors of this dry eye study wanted to investigate independent risk factors of dry eye syndrome (DES) in a Chinese population. This was case-controlled, hospital-based age- and sex-matched population with 789 chronic dry eye patients and 1119 healthy family members – Genetically matched.  . Dry eye syndrome patients were determined by Ocular Surface Disease questionnaire […]