Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) refers to the slow deterioration of the cells in the macula, a tiny yellowish area near the centre of the retina, which contains light-sensitive cells that send visual signals to the brain.
PARKINSON’S: Is dairy the cause?
An active mind is a healthy mind. That is the conclusion of a recent US study covering 21 years. Researchers found that regularly reading books, playing cards and board games, and doing crossword puzzles reduced the risk of developing Alzheimer’s
These days, the first line of pharmaceutical defence against osteoporosis is a class of drugs called ‘bisphosphonates’, including risedronate and alendronate. These drugs inhibit bone resorption (wearing away of bone) and increase bone mineral...