Monthly Archives: June 2015

Wearing contact lenses ‘increases eye infections’

By |June 2nd, 2015|

People who wear contact lenses may be more susceptible to eye infections because wearing them alters the types of bacteria found on the surface of the eye, according to a small US study.

Researchers at the NYU Langone Medical Center found more bacterial diversity on the surface of the eye than on the skin directly beneath […]

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Are All Sugars Created Equal?

By |June 1st, 2015|

There’s a lot of confusion around sugar and sugar substitutes, their effect on our bodies and how much is too much. Kimber Stanhope, PhD, an associate researcher of molecular biosciences at UC Davis, addressed sugars as part of an expert panel on dietary science at the Association of Health Care Journalists annual conference last week. […]

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