FDA Approves First Implantable Eye Telescope for Macular Degeneration

Extremely encouraging results from two clinical trials at 28 opthalmic centers have led the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to approve the first-ever implantable telescope for end-stage macular degeneration – severe vision loss or blindness due to a disorder ...

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Interview with Psychologist and Author Dr. Sandra Levy Ceren – Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques for Social Anxiety

Interview with Psychologist and Author Dr. Sandra Levy Ceren – Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques for Social Anxiety. This interview is one in a series of expert interviews on the AccessRx.com blog. We add new interviews on a regular basis. Please ...

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Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decrease in U.S.

A decline in the rate of cancer deaths in the United States continued in 2007, the latest year for which data is available. The new statistics were released by the American Cancer Society. The decline in annual cancer deaths started ...

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Heat Waves Cause Nationwide Injuries – How to Avoid and Treat Them

The ability to steer clear of heat exhaustion and heat stroke is rooted in common sense: drink plenty of water and stay out of the sun for extended periods. This sounds easy enough to do, but every summer, tens of ...

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Men Who Take ED Pills Twice as Likely to Have an STD

Sex after the age of 40 is not necessarily safe for men who use erectile dysfunction (ED) medications, according a study that looked at the medical records of 1.4 million men over that age. The study showed that men who ...

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Interview with Neuro-psychologist Dr. Michelle Conover – Relationships and Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders or Attention Deficit Disorders

This interview is one in a series of expert interviews on the AccessRx.com blog. We add new interviews on a regular basis. Please see our complete list of insightful interviews 1. How might the relationships of people with Mood Disorders, ...

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Scientists Learning More About Sugar’s Role in Hypertension

A new study states that people need to pay attention to both sugar and salt in order to avoid high blood pressure (hypertension). The study targeted a specific kind of sugar – fructose – and concluded that consuming more than ...

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“Longevity” Genes Can Override “Disease” Genes, Researchers Say

New research shows that scientists may want to focus their efforts on “longevity” genes rather than specific genes that may make people susceptible to diseases. A study of centenarians (adults aged 100 or more) conducted by researchers at the University ...

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Researchers at Odds as to Whether Brain Training Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s

By Paul Briand, Baby Boomer Expert and Journalist The aging Baby Boomer brain is fertile ground for researchers … and debate. A big question is whether training the brain will help Baby Boomers reduce the incidence of Alzheimer’s and other ...

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Interview with Marriage and Relationship Psychologist Dr. Richard Jordan – Warning Signs Your Relationship Might Need Counseling

This interview is one in a series of expert interviews on the AccessRx.com blog. We add new interviews on a regular basis. Please see ourcomplete list of insightful interviews 1. You specialize in helping people who are wrestling with the ...

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