Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Should female employees get 'first day of period' leave? > Health-in-Motion 27 October 2016 Self-administering eye drops People who find it difficult to self-administer eye drops to treat conditions like glaucoma may soon benefit from an innovative solution to their problem. A group of US-based researchers are conducting encouraging trials with a specially designed contact lens which incorporates a polymer film that gradually and accurately delivers the required medication directly to the eye. They have found that this new invention does the job at least as effectively as and probably even better than conventionally applied eye drops. 0 More: Daily Dose: Should female employees get 'first day of period' leave?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical This potential health risk of a cockroach will shock you Medical Are you suffering from allergies or sinusitis? Medical 7 dangerous conditions that start with a simple cough Lifestyle 5 diseases that can keep you out of the office for months Medical Only 2% of SA kids are treated for this potentially lethal illness Diet and nutrition Why you should avoid these 5 ‘diet’ foods From our sponsors How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coping with the fear of cancer IBS affects 15% of people around the world The evolution of asthma treatment Live healthier Could it be? » Can coughing help you during a heart attack? Is it a cold or an allergy? 7 myths about cough 7 dangerous conditions that start with a simple cough Here's why you should never ignore a persistent cough... Do you know the difference? » 6 ways sinusitis can cause a mysterious 'brain fog' Here’s how sinusitis can lead to brain swelling Are you suffering from allergies or sinusitis? Sometimes symptoms can be misleading, and you’re not quite sure if what you’ve got is allergic rhinitis or sinusitis. Here’s how to spot the difference.