Edited stem cells offer hope of precision therapy for blindness

Findings raise the possibility of treating blinding eye diseases using a patient’s own corrected cells as replacement tissue. Using a […]

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Current vision screening recommendations for older adults have merit

The chair of ophthalmology at the University of Michigan examined a recent report investigating the value of vision screening for […]

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Botox: How Does Botox Work?

Botox is a drug made from a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum called botulinum toxin.It is used medically […]

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Loose-Fitting Football Helmets Tied to Worse Concussions in Teens

High school football players wearing loose helmets suffer worse concussion effects than players whose helmets fit properly, new research suggests. […]

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Certain form of baldness at age 45 linked to higher risk for aggressive prostate cancer

A new, large cohort analysis from the prospective Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial, indicates that men […]

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Understanding the mechanism of rare blinding disorder passed from parents to their children

Scientists have identified a key mechanism that damages the cornea in Meesmann epithelial corneal dystrophy, a rare blinding disorder, which […]

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What is liposuction? What are the risks and benefits of having liposuction?

Liposuction, also called lipoplasty, liposculpture suction lipectomy, or lipo, is a type of cosmetic surgery which breaks up and “sucks” […]

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Health Tip: Protect Your Heart

Your lifestyle plays a key role in determining your heart health. And it’s never too early or too late to […]

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Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News

Cosmetic or esthetic surgery is used to alter a person’s appearance for a ‘more desirable look’ or for functional reasons […]

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