Healing My Eyes News
- Eye tests predict Parkinson's-linked cognitive decline 18 months aheadon January 19, 2021 at 3:28 pm
Simple vision tests can predict which people with Parkinson's disease will develop cognitive impairment and possible dementia 18 months later, according to a new study. In a related study, the researchers also found that structural and functional connections of brain regions become decoupled throughout the entire brain in people with Parkinson's disease, particularly among people with vision problems.
- Scientists identify nutrient that helps prevent bacterial infectionon January 15, 2021 at 6:53 pm
Scientists studying the body's natural defenses against bacterial infection have identified a nutrient -- taurine -- that helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria, such as Klebsiella pneumoniae (Kpn). The finding could aid efforts seeking alternatives to antibiotics.