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Can Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Prevent Glaucoma?

A recent study published in JAMA Ophthalmology found statins, a type of drug that lowers cholesterol, could help prevent primary open-angle glaucoma, or POAG.

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A Healthy Gut Could Improve Joint Replacement

Healthy intestinal bacteria could improve knee and hip replacement outcomes, but unhealthy gut bacteria could increase the risk of infection.

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Lead Exposure Could Increase Your Risk of Glaucoma

A study in Environmental Health Perspectives suggests long-term lead exposure may be a risk factor for primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), the most common type of this disease.

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