Man experiences acute unilateral loss of vision
4 days ago - By Healio
A 68-year-old man was referred to the New England Eye Center neuro-ophthalmology clinic for evaluation of acute loss of vision in the left eye.
The patient reported that he first noted the loss of vision upon waking up in the morning 6 weeks before this visit. Since that time, there was some progressive worsening of vision. It felt like lace was covering his left eye.
The patient denied any trauma preceding the vision change. He did not have any eye pain, headache, temporal tenderness, jaw claudication, weight loss, joint pain, unexplained fever or chills. His ocular history was notable only
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200-year old feces shows rural elites in New England had parasitic infections
4 days ago - By ScienceDaily
In the early 19th century in North America, parasitic infections were quite common in urban areas due in part to population growth and urbanization. Prior research has found that poor sanitation, unsanitary privy conditions, and increased contact with domestic animals, contributed to the prevalence of parasitic disease in urban areas. A new study examining fecal samples from a privy on Dartmouth's campus illustrates how rural wealthy elites in New England also had intestinal parasitic infections.
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