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Type 2 diabetes: These three foods could help to lower blood sugar – what are they?

Type 2 diabetes is a condition that causes a person to lose control of their blood glucose levels. The risk for diabetes increases with age, making diabetes common in older adults. Medical experts estimate that approximately 25 per cent of adults over the age of 60 years have diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a progressive… Read More »

Optic Nerve Stimulation Device Could Provide Visual Aid for Blind People

Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have developed a new type of intraneural electrode to bypass the eyeball and send messages directly to the brain through the optic nerve. The technique could provide a visual aid for permanently blind people. Using retinal implants to treat blindness is a developing field. The concept… Read More »

Could a ‘Tickle’ a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A small electric “tickle” to the ear may affect the body’s nervous system, and British researchers claim this can promote overall well-being and may potentially slow down some effects of aging. The tickle treatment is called transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS). The procedure… Read More »