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February 21, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John ByrdA organ transplant anti-rejection drug has been found to also potentially prevent Alzheimer's, say researchers. Among those who took the medication, dementia and Alzheimer's occurred at a much lower rate than in the general population. Scientists are currently working on creating a version of the drug for wider use.Wearing contact lenses might have an unintended aging effect on your appearance. A new study has found users end up with droopier eyelids. The discovery was made after comparing sets of twins over time. One twin wore contacts, the other did not. Hard contact wearers saw a even more pronounced effect.And... is creativity really linked to madness? It appears so. A higher percentage of people with bipolar disorder are found in creative professions. Writers, dancers, musicians, actors and artists seem to have a gene variant that can up the risk of psychosis, finds new research. Perhaps your agent really IS driving you crazy.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health ta

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