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2011-07-06 16:10:14

Eating a diet high in vitamin D, as well as the nutrients betaine and methionine, might help reduce the risk of macular degeneration, according to new research conducted by Tufts Medical Center scientists.

2011-06-05 18:01:00

MARLOW, England, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan announces today that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has recommended OZURDEX(R) (dexamethasone 0.7mg intravitreal implant in applicator) for the treatment of macular oedema due to central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) and also for branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) where laser photocoagulation is neither beneficial nor appropriate. RVO is an eye condition that can lead to severe damage to the...


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.