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Many eye care providers may not catch macular degeneration | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Primary care optometrists and ophthalmologists may sometimes fail to detect age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of vision impairment in the elderly, a recent U.S. study suggests.<p>Researchers examined data on a total of 1,288 eyes from 644 older adults who got …

Macular Degeneration

Holly Holm started with aerobics, wound up whipping Ronda Rousey

Holly Holm caught destiny in the corner of her eye.<p>Just out of high school, the multi-sport athlete was taking aerobics in her hometown of …

12 Ways to Optimize Your Time Like a Pro

<i>Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator, and SearchDecoder. Mathew is an Adj. Professor at NYU, and is the author of Amazon-bestselling book, “SEO Like I’m 5</i>.”<p>Every entrepreneur I know is …

To fight peanut allergy, it's better to eat peanuts than avoid them

It seemed like a good idea at the time: With the incidence of peanut allergy climbing among children, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents in 2000 to keep peanuts far away from infants and toddlers who might have a life-threatening reaction to them.<p>But a new study suggests that advice …

Biomedicine

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Multiple Sclerosis

Internet Explorer Gets Its Security Patch, and So Does Windows XP

It's been the better part of a week since Microsoft revealed that virtually every single version of its Internet Explorer web browser was vulnerable …