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New Alzheimer's drug tested at Vanderbilt seeks to slow or stop memory loss
Vanderbilt University is part of a study testing a new drug to help combat a disease that plagues five million Americans - Alzheimer's. The nationwide study is testing "troriluzole," a newinvestigational drug that might help to slow or stop memory loss and thinking problems with those already diagnosed withAlzheimer's disease. "Troriluzole is a drug that modulates glutamate, protecting against neuron loss," the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study said in a release.
Top nutritional tips for eye health (Includes interview and first-hand account)
Did you know that adding certain nutrients to your diet every day, either through foods or supplements, can help save your vision? By adding powerful antioxidants to your diet, you can greatly improve your eye health, according to an eye specialist.
10 Tips to Avoid Computer Vision Syndrome
Cranky with a headache? Check out 10 tips to avoid Computer Vision Syndrome
10 Reasons Why Knitting and Crocheting Is the Key to Happiness
My no-nonsense German grandmother tried to teach me how to knit when I was 12 because she believed that knitting and crocheting were keys to happiness. Why? First, because the lucky people who received her gorgeous crocheted doilies and knitted sweaters felt happiness when they unwrapped the tissue paper. And second, my grandmother said giving something she had made gave her more joy than just about anything else she did. That wasn’t enough to make a 12-year-old sit still and learn to knit. Like any …
How the Brock String is Used In Vision Therapy
Dr. Kellye Knueppel explains how the Brock string is used in vision therapy.
6 Heart Health Mistakes Made by Women—and How to Avoid Them
Even though you think you’re being careful, it’s still easy to slip up when it comes to keeping your heart healthy. Johns Hopkins experts give tips on how to stay on track Research Shows Take Diabetes Seriously Women under 60 who have diabetes have up to four times the risk of developing coronary artery disease as women without diabetes, Johns Hopkins research has shown—much higher than previously believed. Women notoriously take care of everybody else while minimizing their own health needs. Learn the warning signs of diabetes and take steps to get blood sugar under control Two other conditions related to heart disease that more often strike women are depression and rheumatoid arthritis. Despite the fact…
5 Anti-Aging Eye Care Tips From Your Bridgeport Optometrist
It is natural for your vision to deteriorate gradually as you age, but it is not necessarily inevitable. When it comes to eye care, there are steps you can take to
The 3 Types of Conjunctivitis: What You Should Know
Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva - the thin covering of the white part of your eye and inside of your eyelids.
What Causes Astigmatism?
Have you been diagnosed with astigmatism? Learn what causes astigmatism from the trusted eye doctor at Laser Eye Center.