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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New research links mitochondrial dysfunction to the development of Fuchs’ Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy (FECD)

  Researchers at Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear have shown a link between mitochondrial dysfunction in […]

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Why It’s Important to Personalize Your Eating

The joy of eating is that one size doesn’t fit all. Some of us eat to live, while others live […]

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FDA permits marketing of device that senses optimal time to check patient’s eye pressure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed marketing of a one-time use contact lens that may help practitioners identify […]

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6 Ways to Make Smart Fast-Food Choices

Almost all of us have found ourselves in a fast-food restaurant at some point in our lives. And there are […]

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Using stem cells to grow new hair

Scientists at Sanford-Burnham used iPSCs to grow new hair. Credit: Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute In a new study from Sanford-Burnham […]

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How to get fit after 40

Keeping fit in mid-life can more than double the chances of a healthy retirement, according to a new government campaign. […]

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New treatments for baldness? Scientists find stem cells that tell hair it’s time to grow

Researchers have discovered the source of signals that trigger hair growth, an insight that may lead to new treatments for […]

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How to get fit quick while lying down

I do so empathise with Lucy Mangan’s keep-fit antipathy (Get off the couch!, G2, 8 March), but pilates might just […]

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