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Explosive Ocular Trauma Caused by Celebratory Fireworks

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaophthalmology/fullarticle/2749103

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

http://jnnp.bmj.com/cgi/content/short/90/10/1131?rss=1

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

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326179.php

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

https://www.jwatch.org/na49716/2019/09/13/intensive-blood-pressure-treatment-and-progression-white

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

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326196.php

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)

http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=190075

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

https://journals.lww.com/glaucomajournal/Fulltext/2019/09000/Efficacy_and_Safety_of_Trabeculectomy_Versus.13.aspx

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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

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2749479

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

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190828194219.htm

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

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326311.php

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.