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Cataract Surgery Reduces Incidence of Hip Fracture

Maybe this is one of those “really you needed a study for this?” posts. University of California, Los Angeles researchers found that Medicare beneficiaries who had cataract surgery had lower odds of hip fracture within 1 year after surgery compared with patients who had not undergone cataract surgery. Think about...

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Cataract Surgery Improves Mood, Cognition, Sleep in Alzheimer’s Patients

@Michael Muller, Getty Images People with mild forms of Alzheimer’s disease experienced improvement in sleep patterns, cognitive functioning and mood after undergoing vision-correcting cataract surgery. Researchers at Tenon Hospital in Paris studied 38 patients with mild Alzheimer’s and debilitating cataract in at least one eye before and after participants underwent...

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