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Health and Social Care Minister highlights progress – but says there is more to do

August 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

Minister Howard Quayle MHK says he is pleased with the progress he has seen at the Department of Health and Social Care since he took up his post there five [...]

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Fontana man wins $60 million Powerball jackpot

August 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

A 76-year-old Fontana man has won a $60 million Powerball jackpot — the largest Lotto award in San Bernardino County history.

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Researchers create most detailed molecular map of eye region associated with vision loss

August 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

University of Iowa researchers have created the most detailed map to date of the abundance of thousands of proteins in the choroid, a region of the human eye long associated [...]

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Raising awareness of macular degeneration in Bideford

August 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

Free awareness event will give people a chance to learn more about common sight loss condtition in Bideford this weekend.

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Raising awareness of macular degeneration in Bideford – North Devon Gazette

August 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

North Devon Gazette

Raising awareness of macular degeneration in BidefordNorth Devon GazetteAge-related macular degeneration destroys the central vision and affects more than half-a-million people across the UK. The Bideford Macular Society [...]

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Myopia Control Today

August 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

This percentage has increased dramatically since the 1970s when only 25% of those 12- to 54-year-olds were myopic.

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A Map for Eye Disease

August 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

Now, University of Iowa researchers have created the most detailed map to date of a region of the human eye long associated with blinding diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration.

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Smartphones as a health tool for older adults

August 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

A team of researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is creating a smartphone app that will help older adults…

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Anti-cholinergic drugs impair physical function in elderly patients

August 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

Drugs widely prescribed to the elderly could be responsible for a decline in cognitive and physical function according to research from the University of East Anglia and the Regenstrief Institute.

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Altacor Growth to Accelerate After Strategic Acquisition by Esperante BV

August 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

Financial terms were not disclosed. Esperante is the investment arm of the C&P Group, a global, privately owned group of life science businesses including Nordic Pharma, a fully-integrated, pan-European pharmaceutical [...]

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