Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and its association with age-related macular degeneration. The Coimbra Eye Study-Report 4
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Japanese cataract patient has respiratory failure from his eye drops
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Retinal Changes on OCT Angiography May Flag Early Alzheimer's
Microvascular changes in the eye detected by noninvasive optical coherence tomography angiography may herald preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Medscape Medical News
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Expert advocates for contact lens prescription verification via email
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'Dropless' cataract surgery a safe alternative to postop topical drops
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The headlines of Master Doctor
Pesticides increase risk of Parkinson's by disrupting energy levels
A study shows why exposure to some pesticides can raise the risk of Parkinson's disease. Those with a genetic predisposition to the illness may be especially susceptible.
Link Between Pesticide Exposure and Parkinson's Uncovered
Low-level exposure to pesticides disrupts cells in a way that mimics the effects of mutations known to cause Parkinson's disease.
ANOTHER drop in US life expectancy
Death rates rose for Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, flu and pneumonia, and three other leading causes of death, according to numbers posted online Wednesday by the CDC.
Dietary Supplement Repairs Brain Damage in Mice with Alzheimer's
A mouse study conducted by the Center for Healthy Aging, University of Copenhagen and the American National...
Decoding Dementia: Dementia Action Week 2018
Patients with Alzheimer's disease and dementia deserve our love and respect, but nothing can replace the full-time care and attention that a professional caregiver can provide.
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Revance Gears Up for Launch of RT002 Neurotoxin
Revance Therapeutics has established four new positions at the company as it prepares for the launch and commercialization of its daxibotulinumtoxinA injectable for the...
Chinese poultry isn't safe, Rep. DeLauro tells Secretary Perdue
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, who chairs the Congressional Food Safety Caucus, has expressed her opposition to any agreement to allow imports of Chinese-raised poultry into the...
Drugs Used to Treat Parkinson's may Work for TB too
A common mechanism by which our immune cells clear bacterial infections such as tuberculosis could be implicated in Parkinson's disease, finds a new study.
Jada Pinkett Smith's hair loss which strikes 20m women in menopause
Just like more than 20 million women in the US, actress Jada Pinkett Smith announced on Monday that she struggles with hair loss, likely due to hormonal shifts as the...