Vision impairment linked to worse quality of life. While vision impairment can lead to lower quality of life on its own, the negative impact on daily activities may be even more pronounced for people who also suffer from other chronic health problems. Reuters, 09/17/2015. (Also see Media Stories and Research)
Advaxis therapy improves survival rates in cervical cancer patients. Advaxis experimental cancer vaccine was found to be more effective in improving survival rates of cervical cancer patients than standard therapy. Reuters, 09/17/2015. (Also see Cancer)
Artificial pancreas provides better real-world control of type 1 diabetes. A system that combines frequent blood sugar measurements with software that varies the rate at which insulin is pumped into the body can significantly improve glucose control in type 1 diabetics. Reuters, 09/17/2015. (Also see Research on Diabetes)
Study Links Energy Drinks and Traumatic Brain Injury in Teens. Teens who got serious brain injuries in the last year were also more likely to report drinking lots of energy drinks. Time Healthland, 09/16/2015.
How do you know if you have OCD? What exactly do psychologists mean when they talk about OCD and if you suspect you might have this tendency, when should you seek help? The Telegraph, 09/14/2015.
Can going to the dentist give you Alzheimer’s? New research suggested that amyloid beta, a protein that forms one of the critical components of the lethal brain disease, may possibly be transmitted by contaminated instruments. Mail Online, 09/15/2015.
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