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OSN's top news of the week

1 month ago   |   By Healio

Here are some of the top stories of the past week on Healio.com/OSN:
Retinal alterations noted in preclinical Alzheimer's disease
Subjects with preclinical Alzheimer's disease had a larger foveal avascular zone and decreased inner foveal thickness compared with subjects without preclinical Alzheimer's disease.
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Hope for Parkinson's patients as scientists discover how to destroy toxic...

Hope for Parkinson's patients as scientists discover how to destroy toxic clumps in their brains

Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC have discovered blocking a certain protein in the brain can clear away nerve damaging build-ups. Read more ...

Study: Pycnogenol supplementation may help older men manage enlarged prostate

Study: Pycnogenol supplementation may help older men manage enlarged prostate

Researchers in Italy suggest that supplementation with French Maritime Pine extract may help manage benign prostatic hypertrophy, also known as enlarged prostate. Read more ...

Compounds to Protect Against Aging Diseases Like Alzheimer's

Compounds to Protect Against Aging Diseases Like Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's drug candidates called geroneuroprotectors were identified to have various anti-aging properties. Read more ...

Secondary Cataract: Lens Cells from Previous Cataract Surgery Could be a Cause

Secondary Cataract: Lens Cells from Previous Cataract Surgery Could be a Cause

Clouded natural lens cells left over from the first cataract surgery can lead to the formation of secondary cataract. In this disease, secondary scars start forming in the eye. Read more ...

Probiotics Increase Bone Density in Healthy Mice

Probiotics Increase Bone Density in Healthy Mice

Small-scale studies in patients with osteoporosis have reported positive results from dietary supplementation with probiotics. Read more ...

Desert ginseng found to protect against premature ovarian failure in...

Desert ginseng found to protect against premature ovarian failure in menopausal women, usually caused by medical treatment

Menopause is a natural event in the life of a woman in which the reproductive system starts to “shut down,” when the menstruation cycle ceases. Because of the side effects that... Read more ...

OA quickly progresses among young military officers with knee injuries

CHICAGO - Nearly one in five military officers who have had a knee injury developed radiographic osteoarthritis before 30 years of age, according to data presented at the... Read more ...

Infectious Theory of Alzheimer Disease Draws Fresh Interest

More and more research supports the theory that Alzheimer disease, at least in some cases, may be caused by an early-life infection. Medscape Neurology Read more ...

Guideline supports shorter radiation therapy option in prostate cancer

The American Society for Radiation Oncology, ASCO and the American Urological Association have published a guideline supporting moderately hypofractionated external beam... Read more ...

Surgical menopause leads to more disrupted sleep than natural menopause

With insomnia being a common symptom of menopause, research has shown that women who undergo surgical menopause are at an increased risk of insomnia compared with women who go... Read more ...