• An image of the retina of a person with macular degeneration.
  • L-DOPA may prevent or protect against macular degeneration

  • Nov 11, 2015 04:09 AM EST
  • An analysis of medical records has found an association between taking L-DOPA, commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease, and a reduced risk or delayed start of an eye condition called macular degeneration.
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  • Increased Walking Cuts Death Risk by Almost 50%

  • Nov 05, 2015 07:44 PM EST
  • If you want to delay dying, you might as well begin walking some more. A new study released by an independent medical research group showed that increasing your number of steps per day can help reduce your overall mortality risk by around 46%.
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  • Having a parental talk with teens about sex influences their behavior

  • Nov 04, 2015 01:27 AM EST
  • Parents talking with their teens about sex, expecially when the mothers take part in the conversation, helps reduce risky behavior on the part of the teens. Teens who reported having these conversations with their parents tended to exhibit safer sex behavior a…
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  • A Pet Dog May Help Reduce Asthma Risk in Children, New Study Says

  • Nov 02, 2015 10:57 PM EST
  • For a couple who’s planning to have children or a family with small tots, there’s no better time to get a pet dog than today. According to a new Swedish study, keeping pets may be beneficial in preventing asthma among young children.
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