OSN's top news of the week
1 month ago - By Healio
Here are some of the top stories of the past week on Healio.com/OSN:
Retinal alterations noted in preclinical Alzheimer's disease
Subjects with preclinical Alzheimer's disease had a larger foveal avascular zone and decreased inner foveal thickness compared with subjects without preclinical Alzheimer's disease.
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Hope for Parkinson's patients as scientists discover how to destroy toxic...
Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC have discovered blocking a certain protein in the brain can clear away nerve damaging build-ups.
Neurological damage linked to Alzheimer's may be repaired with dietary...
Is it really possible to mitigate and even reverse the damaging effects of Alzheimer's disease and dementia through simple dietary supplementation? According to new research...
Study: Pycnogenol supplementation may help older men manage enlarged prostate
Researchers in Italy suggest that supplementation with French Maritime Pine extract may help manage benign prostatic hypertrophy, also known as enlarged prostate.
Compounds to Protect Against Aging Diseases Like Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's drug candidates called geroneuroprotectors were identified to have various anti-aging properties.
Secondary Cataract: Lens Cells from Previous Cataract Surgery Could be a Cause
Clouded natural lens cells left over from the first cataract surgery can lead to the formation of secondary cataract. In this disease, secondary scars start forming in the eye.
Probiotics Increase Bone Density in Healthy Mice
Small-scale studies in patients with osteoporosis have reported positive results from dietary supplementation with probiotics.
Desert ginseng found to protect against premature ovarian failure in...
Menopause is a natural event in the life of a woman in which the reproductive system starts to “shut down,” when the menstruation cycle ceases. Because of the side effects that...
OA quickly progresses among young military officers with knee injuries
CHICAGO - Nearly one in five military officers who have had a knee injury developed radiographic osteoarthritis before 30 years of age, according to data presented at the...
Infectious Theory of Alzheimer Disease Draws Fresh Interest
More and more research supports the theory that Alzheimer disease, at least in some cases, may be caused by an early-life infection. Medscape Neurology
Surgical menopause leads to more disrupted sleep than natural menopause
With insomnia being a common symptom of menopause, research has shown that women who undergo surgical menopause are at an increased risk of insomnia compared with women who go...