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Do vitamins block disease?

There’s more disappointing news about multivitamins: Two major studies found popping the pills didn’t protect aging men’s brains or help heart attack survivors.

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Women’s eye health primer

By Dr. Jean Keamy Since women typically live longer than men, they are at greater risk for developing vision-inhibiting conditions and diseases such as cataracts and macular degeneration. Thus, they have a particular incentive to have their eyes comprehensively examined, especially as they get older. In addition, there are a number of autoimmune diseases — […]

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Spinach really does benefit your eyes

By Dr. Steven Nielsen The health of our eyes is largely dependent on how we take care of them over the course of our lives. This includes eating foods that are beneficial to eye health. In addition to the foods we eat, the following are important and easy ways to protect our eyes: •Wear sunglass […]

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More diseases to blame on smoking

It’s no secret that smoking causes lung cancer. But what about diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and erectile dysfunction?

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Physical inactivity can lead to muscle problems

By Paul Reilly Millions of older Americans potentially suffer from a condition they have probably never heard of, known as sarcopenia, witch is derived from the Greek words sarx (flesh) and penia (loss or wasting). It is still a poorly defined, little understood and seldom diagnosed syndrome. It has a number of proposed causes, but […]

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Breakthrough treatment for evaporative dry eye disease

By Jean Keamy Tear Science has developed a breakthrough treatment for patients who suffer from evaporative dry eye disease. This disease stems from a deficiency in the oily lipid layer of the eye’s natural tear film. The oily lipids serve as a protective layer so that the aqueous (water) layer of the eye’s tear film […]

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