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December 2014 Media News

Significant retinopathy risk with long-term hydroxychloroquine. Long-term use of hydroxychloroquine may carry a significant risk of toxic retinopathy. Healthy Living, 10/16/2014. (Also see Antimalarials)

HIV drugs show promise in treating common eye disease. A class of drugs used for three decades by people infected with the virus that causes AIDS may be effective in treating a leading cause of blindness among the elderly. Reuters, 11/20/2014. (Also see Media Stories and Research)

Most People Who Drink Too Much Arenít Alcoholics. A new report shows that very few people who drink heavily are actually dependent on alcohol, contrary to some assumptions. Time Healthland, 11/2014.

Should I Eat Dark Chocolate? A considerable body of research, including several studies in my own lab, show decisive cardiovascular benefits with intake of dark chocolate. Time Healthland, 11/20/2014. (Also see Scleroderma Food Guide)

Why Complex Jobs Protect Aging Brains Better. The more engaging your job, the sharper your thinking skills and there's now evidence that what you do to make a living can also help to preserve your brain power. Time Healthland, 11/20/2014.

Sugar doesnít just make you fat—it can also trigger depression, anxiety and stress. According to new research, too much sugar doesn't just lead to weight gain, but also depression, anxiety and stress. Mail Online, 11/20/2014. (Also see Depression and Scleroderma Food Guide)

How a bad relationship can, quite literally, break your heart: Being trapped in a bad marriage 'increases risk of heart disease'. You might think years of being trapped in a bad marriage leads only to a messy divorce, but it can also quite literally break your heart, scientists believe. Mail Online, 11/20/2014. (Also see Marriage and Health)

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