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Conjunctivitis is an eye infection that may cause redness and discharge from the eye, sometimes with pain or itching. It can be caused by bacteria or viruses.
Oral steroid use in patients with inflammatory diseases increases risk of infection

Oral steroid use in patients with inflammatory diseases increases risk of infection

Scientists discover weakness in common cold virus

Scientists discover weakness in common cold virus

Previous dengue infection could protect against Zika-associated damage

Previous dengue infection could protect against Zika-associated damage

The return of the measles: are we going backward?

The return of the measles: are we going backward?

Study: Measles outbreaks may become more frequent if vaccination rates continue to decline

Study: Measles outbreaks may become more frequent if vaccination rates continue to decline

Using smartphones to capture photographs of patients' eyes may lead to misdiagnosis

Using smartphones to capture photographs of patients' eyes may lead to misdiagnosis

DZIF scientists reveal problems with available diagnostics for Zika and chikungunya virus

DZIF scientists reveal problems with available diagnostics for Zika and chikungunya virus

Insured but still in debt: 5 jobs pulling in $100k a year no match for medical bills

Insured but still in debt: 5 jobs pulling in $100k a year no match for medical bills

Four mild forms of adenovirus cases at Voorhees Pediatric Facility under control and no new cases reported

Four mild forms of adenovirus cases at Voorhees Pediatric Facility under control and no new cases reported

Measles can be deadly for people with weakened immune systems

Measles can be deadly for people with weakened immune systems

Study reveals promising new drug candidate to treat acute renal failure

Study reveals promising new drug candidate to treat acute renal failure

Immunization shots effective at preventing measles

Immunization shots effective at preventing measles

Finding the right protective eyewear for young athletes

Finding the right protective eyewear for young athletes

New analysis reveals link between fast food consumption and increased risk of allergic diseases

New analysis reveals link between fast food consumption and increased risk of allergic diseases

Ocular Therapeutix resubmits NDA for DEXTENZA

Ocular Therapeutix resubmits NDA for DEXTENZA

Loyola Medicine study: Floppy eyelids linked to sleep apnea

Loyola Medicine study: Floppy eyelids linked to sleep apnea

Scientists develop artificial intelligence platform to diagnose many diseases

Scientists develop artificial intelligence platform to diagnose many diseases

Tonsil and adenoid removal increases long-term risk of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases

Tonsil and adenoid removal increases long-term risk of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases

New eye drop may be potentially effective in treating seasonal eye allergies

New eye drop may be potentially effective in treating seasonal eye allergies

Acid-suppressing medicines and antibiotics in infancy linked to later allergic disease risk

Acid-suppressing medicines and antibiotics in infancy linked to later allergic disease risk