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Diet’s effects on cataracts

Lowering your meat intake may reduce cataract risk By David Dunaief, M.D. Cataracts affect a substantial portion of the U.S. population. In fact, 24.4 million people in the U.S. over the age of 40 are currently afflicted, and this number is expected to increase...

Reducing inflammation with steroids

Studies suggest shorter duration treatments can be as effective, with fewer side effects By David Dunaief, M.D. Steroids typically make headlines related to their use as a performance-enhancing drug in sports. However, if we look beyond the flashy headlines, we see...

Defeating heart disease

Taking an active role can reduce your risk significantly By David Dunaief, M.D. Heart disease is so pervasive that men who are 40 years old have a lifetime risk of 49 percent. In other words, about half of men will be affected by heart disease. The statistics are...