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Innovative Imaging Technology Effectively Measures Disease Severity in Rare Neurodegenerative Disorder

A rapid, non-invasive eye exam that uses innovative imaging technology effectively measures the severity of disease in patients with a rare neurodegenerative disease called Friedrich ataxia, according to a study by Weill Cornell Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers. The results suggest that the exam, known as corneal confocal microscopy (CCM), could be a… Read More »

Asthma-COPD Overlap Prevalence, Severity in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

November 06, 2018 Share this content: Old age was also a risk factor for asthma-COPD overlap in low- and middle-income countries. Low- and middle-income countries may face asthma-COPD overlap that is comparably prevalent and more severe than that reported in high-income countries, according to a study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.… Read More »