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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Health News: New treatment options, better hope of preventing vision loss ♦ Microbiome technology may help combat certain infections

New treatment options, better hope of preventing from diabetes This National Diabetes Month, there is some good news for people with eye complications from diabetes. A network of researchers has found that the drug Lucentis (ranibizumab) can be highly effective for treating proliferative diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease that can occur as a complication of diabetes.
Children born to women after bariatric surgery at higher risk of obesity, diabetes Weight-loss surgery can boost fertility in women and reduce the risk of pregnancy complications that commonly occur in obese women. However, a new study in rats suggests that weight-loss surgery alters mothers’ hormone and chemical balance, which harms offspring during gestation and later in life.
Microbiome technology may help combat certain infections Two patent applications were filed for nutrient based compositions utilizing an innovative microbiome technology that may help combat certain infections
In dying cells, research team finds potential way to control cholesterol levels A discovery about how the body deals with the cholesterol contained within its dying cells has suggested an exciting new approach to control people’s cholesterol levels – and thus their risk of developing heart disease.

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