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December 30, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John ByrdResearchers have come up with a simple eye drop that could be the cure for eye cataracts. The soluble chemical was found to clear up the condition in testing and has been licensed to a company to develop for human use. Finding an easy fix for cataracts has long been considered the "holy grail" in ophthalmology. What you eat may influence your chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis, suggests two new studies. Diets high in red and processed meat, refined grains, fried food, high-fat dairy and sweets were more likely to develop the condition than those who ate vegetables, fruit, whole grains, poultry and fish.And... nearly half of pregnant women in the U.S. gain too much weight, according to a new government study. Putting on too many pounds during pregnancy can cause issues for the mom and a range of problems for the child. Mothers should only gain 10-40 pounds depending on their size. Women need extra calories during the pregnancy, but the trick is to eat twice as healthy, as op

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