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Explosive Ocular Trauma Caused by Celebratory Fireworks

This case report describes a boy and a girl, both with damage to their eyes caused by fireworks.

Therapeutic non-invasive brain stimulation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: rationale, methods and experience

The neurodegenerative syndrome amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is characterised by increased cortical excitability, thought to reflect pathological changes in the balance of local excitatory and inhibitory neuronal influences. Non-invasive … Read the rest

Deaths to heart related conditions rising in the US

Progress against cardiovascular disease appears to be slipping in the United States as a new study reveals total related deaths rising since 2011.

Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment and Progression of White-Matter Lesions

Compared with treatment with a goal of <140 mm Hg systolic blood pressure, treatment to <120 mm Hg was associated with less progression of white-matter brain lesions and a … Read the rest

4 natural ways to increase glutathione

Glutathione is an important antioxidant with a range of health benefits. There are several natural ways in which a person can boost their glutathione levels. Learn more here.

alirocumab (Praluent)

Title: alirocumab (Praluent)
Category: Medications
Created: 8/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Efficacy and Safety of Trabeculectomy Versus Nonpenetrating Surgeries in Open-angle Glaucoma: A Meta-analysis

The purpose of this study was to conduct a meta-analysis on the efficacy and safety of trabeculectomy (TE) and nonpenetrating glaucoma surgery (NPGS) techniques in patients with primary … Read the rest

Recalled Exposure to Gender Identity Conversion Efforts and Psychological Distress and Suicide Attempts

This cross-sectional survey study examines the association of childhood and lifetime recalled exposure of gender identity conversion efforts by both secular and religious professionals with adverse mental health outcomes … Read the rest

Red wine benefits linked to better gut health, study finds

A new study has found that people who drank red wine had an increased gut microbiota diversity (a sign of gut health) compared to non-red wine drinkers as well … Read the rest

Daytime napping 1&ndash;2 times a week may benefit heart health

New research finds that napping during the day once or twice a week is associated with a much lower risk of heart attack, stroke, and heart failure.