Healthy Diet, Healthy Eyes

THURSDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Healthy eating may help preserve your vision as you age, eye experts say. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) damages the macula (a small area near the center of the retina, located on the inside back layer of the eye), leading to a decline in central vision. There is no…

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Could a Tattoo Someday Spot Your Cancer?

THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Tattoos serve many purposes, perhaps expressing artistry, loyalty or love. Now, scientists working with mice say they’ve engineered a medical “tattoo” that can screen for early signs of major disease. The biomedical tattoo is made up of cells embedded with sensors that measure levels of blood calcium. It’s…

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Even Flies Enjoy Ejaculation: Study

THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It seems that males of many species — even the common fruit fly — get a real buzz from ejaculation. And, like some human males, if denied sex, male fruit flies will turn to boozing instead. There’s actually some scientific purpose to all this research: Scientists say it…

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