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Examined NFL players show signs of CTE

As the long-legal battle over concussions between the NFL and former players and their families nears an end, some new medical data has been released pointing to brain disease as the cause of death for many former football players. The bigger picture now -- what does this mean for... Read Story

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Oct 20, 2014 5:35 PM

Sugary sodas linked to shorter lives

A new study finds that drinking sugary beverages may speed up the aging process. Researchers examined stored DNA of more than 5,000 healthy adults. They found people who drank more sugared sodas had shorter telomeres, which are caps at the ends of chromosomes that shrink as we get older.... Read Story

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Oct 15, 2014 4:26 PM

Stem cells show promise in improving sight

Preliminary research suggests the use of embryonic stem cells may improve sight in patients with degenerative vision loss. Scientists at UCLA transformed embryonic stem cells into pigmented retinal cells, which were implanted into one eye of 18 patients. Eight of the 18 eyes that underwent the procedure had significantly... Read Story