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The new gene therapy that could help save sight

A new gene therapy being developed at The Australian National University (ANU) will help people at risk of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and could potentially save millions of people from going blind. Dry AMD is a common disorder that is caused by damage to the macula—the part of the eye that is responsible for […]

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Alzheimer’s disease destroys neurons that keep us awake

Researchers and caregivers have noted that excessive daytime napping can develop long before the memory problems associated with Alzheimer’s disease begin to unfold. Prior studies have considered this excessive daytime napping to be compensation for poor nighttime sleep caused by Alzheimer’s-related disruptions in sleep-promoting brain regions, while others have argued that the sleep problems themselves […]

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Save Big on Cusinel Cast Iron Pans That Make Meal Prep Easy

It’s no secret the Men’s Health team thinks cast iron skillets are essential for every guy. They’re ideal for cooking steak, fish, veggies, and even reheating pizza. Plus, the cooking method has its health benefits too: you’ll get a dose of healthy fats from seasoning the skillet with oil as well as iron. Even better, […]

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Athletes have specific gut bacteria that is NOT in ‘lazy people’

How gut bacteria could help boost physical performance: Athletes have more of microbe ‘Veillonella’ than lazy people – and experts hope it could one day be used in a supplement Bacteria Veillonella break down lactic acid into the fatty-acid propionate  Propionate maximises athletic performance, but how is unclear Veillonella was only in the stool samples […]