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Blue is the clue to evaluating diabetic retinopathy

Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) demonstrate a thorough and non-invasive imaging technique to identify areas of the eye affected by diabetic retinopathy, a progressive eye disease associated with diabetes Tokyo, Japan—Just as bright light can illuminate the depths of a darkened room, researchers in Japan have found that blue light can be

The Golden Age Celebrities Who Are Still Kicking Life

From a very young age, David’s parents taught him values like empathy and curiosity, which led him to work with the Refugee Children’s Movement and then pursue studies in Natural Sciences at Cambridge. Today he is the world’s most loved broadcaster. He began working for BBC on natural history shows, followed by his own nature-based documentaries. He

The Golden Age Celebrities Who Are Still Kicking Life

Helen Shapiro’s voice is just as magical as it sounds and no one could ever stay still hearing her sing in close proximity. It is the loveliness of her voice that has earned her the fame she enjoys now and, of course, the $19 million sitting in the bank. Helen’s music career started at an

Make Breakfast Better With These High-Protein Huevos Rancheros

Huevos rancheros are everything boring breakfasts aren’t: vibrant, satisfying, and packed with nutrients. If you’re more of an scrambled-eggs-bacon-toast person, I get it. It’s tough to beat the traditional American diner breakfast. But there’s something that old standby lacks: color. Stare at that plate of brown and beige too long and it all sort of

The inside story of England’s COVID pandemic described in new study

The COVID-19 crisis that gripped the UK between September 2020 and June 2021 can be thought of as a series of overlapping epidemics, rather than a single event, say researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and their collaborators. During this period, the country wrestled with several versions of the SARS-CoV-2

The best medicine for COVID-19 is prevention

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, health care professionals have worked hard to develop treatments for patients, and they have learned to manage the risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19. From protective measures to monoclonal antibody therapy and other treatments, Dr. Raymund Razonable, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert, discusses the current treatments

The CICO Diet Can Help You Lose Weight\u2014at a Cost

New diet trends are rarely innovative. The latest weight-loss fads only appear different with their individual set of rules, banned foods or food groups, and daily caps on certain nutrients. The truth is that most diets operate upon roughly the same mechanism: cutting calories. Whether it’s Whole30, Paleo, or Keto, the goal of these diet

The promise of regenerative medicine to treat chronic pain

The use of regenerative medicine to lessen chronic pain holds enormous potential, and the body of evidence to support the practice is growing, said Alexios Carayannopoulos, DO, MPH, DABPMR, chief of the departments of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Rhode Island Hospital and Newport Hospital, chief of the division of physical medicine and rehabilitation of

New video explains the science behind sleepy teens

A new video developed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine offers tips to help sleep-deprived teenagers get healthy sleep on a regular basis. Released during Student Sleep Health Week, the video “Why Are Teens So Sleepy?” highlights the challenges teenagers face to get sufficient sleep, recommends later school start times, and provides advice on

Sleep Better With The 10-3-2-1-0 Formula That Went Viral

There’s nothing that beats a good night’s sleep after a long day. Getting quality sleep is one of the most important things in order to maintain a good health and life balance. Some people, however, have a really hard time getting a solid night’s sleep, and it impacts their mood, energy, and their ability to get

Looking at the legal ins and outs of vaccine mandates

Voicing impatience with the reluctance of millions of Americans to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, on September 9 President Biden ordered that businesses with more than 100 employees require workers to get the shot or test negative for the virus at least once a week. In late July, Biden had issued a similar order for