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Risk Of Premature Birth Is Reduced With Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Researchers have found a reduction in premature birth risk with an increased intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids intake while pregnant. With approximately 15 million babies born too early annually, premature birth is a major global health concern. Premature birth is the number 1 cause of death for under 5 year old children worldwide,… Read More »

Cataract surgery for senior drivers tied to reduced car crash risk, costs

(Reuters Health) – Cataract surgery can significantly reduce car crashes involving senior drivers and the cost of those accidents to the community, researchers say. Their study involved 2,849 drivers age 60 and older in Western Australia, all of whom had cataract surgery on both eyes and were involved in vehicular crashes as the driver. Altogether,… Read More »