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LISTEN: Ophthalmology expert Johanna Seddon discusses macular degeneration

LISTEN: Ophthalmology expert Johanna Seddon discusses macular degeneration

A new Voice of UMass Chan podcast episode featuring ophthalmology expert Johanna M. Seddon, MD, focuses on the causes and risk factors of macular degeneration, the leading cause of visual impairment and blindness in people over 65 . There is no remedy. “The early stages can occur in up to 25 or 30 percent of …

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Osteoarthritis: a simple exercise to slow down joint degeneration

Osteoarthritis: a simple exercise to slow down joint degeneration

A good amount of exercise can help reduce inflammation, the process responsible for the destruction of osteoarthritic joints. Phil Evans, Principal Physiotherapist at Urban Body, who was also an Official Physiotherapist at the Commonwealth Games, said: “Movement gets the blood flowing which is our best and most natural form of anti-inflammatory.” For patients with osteoarthritis, …

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