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New eye drops may prevent a common cause of blindness

New eye drops may prevent a common cause of blindness

New eye drops may prevent a common cause of blindness New eye drops may prevent a common cause of blindness Eyedrops with a caspase-9 inhibitor prevent retinal injury from retinal vein occlusion. In the left image, RVO causes swelling in the retina and the retinal layers are less distinct. In …

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    Virus death toll drops to 5 in NY, once the US epicenter

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    Virus death toll drops to 5 in NY, once the US epicenter Virus death toll drops to 5 in NY, once the US epicenter Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Five people died Saturday from the coronavirus in New York state, the lowest daily death toll the state has reported since March …

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      Dramatic drops in ER visits likely led to uncounted deaths

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      Dramatic drops in ER visits likely led to uncounted deaths Dramatic drops in ER visits likely led to uncounted deaths Credit: CC0 Public Domain Hospital officials, anticipating a surge of COVID-19 cases, urged deferring routine, nonemergency care so doctors, nurses, and other personnel could focus on pandemic patients. But a …

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        Amount of sugar sold in soft drinks drops by 29% in the UK

        Amount of sugar sold in soft drinks drops by 29% in the UK 1

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain Lead researcher Lauren Bandy and her colleagues looked at the nutritional information of a range of soft drinks in the UK, including carbonated drinks, concentrates, 100% juice, juice drinks, energy drinks, sports drinks and bottled water, and combined this with sales data from 2015-2018. There has …

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          ‘Turning point’ as number of male smokers drops: WHO

          'Turning point' as number of male smokers drops: WHO 2

          Credit: CC0 Public Domain The number of male tobacco users is falling for the first time, the World Health Organization said Thursday, hailing a “major shift” in efforts to kick the world’s deadly tobacco addiction. The number of women and girls who use tobacco products has been steadily declining for …

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