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Cataracts usually afflict the old, not the young, but doctors have been shocked to find them in Ebola survivors as young as five

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Experts speculate hormones are involved because many eye diseases occur after menopause — dry eye in particular. But there is no evidence that shows a link

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Once disparaged as borderline quackery, the procedure — called ankle arthroplasty — is now used to treat arthritis

John M. Coffin

Scientists have learned that a protein called Hemo, made by a foetus and the placenta, is produced from viral DNA that entered our ancestors’ genomes 100 million years ago