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  • Exercise Helps Prevent Vision Loss

    Our Bradley Gelfand, PhD, has found what he believes is the first experimental evidence that exercise can slow or prevent macular degeneration, a condition that affects 10 million Americans.

  • Blood Test Can Predict COVID-19 Severity

    A blood test at the time of diagnosis can identify patients most at risk for needing a ventilator later on.

  • The Lone Star tick can cause allergic reactions to meat.

    Fire Ants (!) Limiting Spread of the Meat Allergy

    Invasive fire ants with a nasty bite likely are limiting the spread of an allergy to red meat transmitted by ticks.

  • Friendships Made in the Fight Against Friedreich’s Ataxia

    Here’s a wonderful story of how science can bring people together, and the friendships that can spring from that.