Prions Found in the Eyes of Patients with Fatal Brain Disease

Prions Found in the Eyes of Patients with Fatal Brain Disease
January 22, 2019 0 Comments

People with the rare and fatal brain disorder Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) show signs of the disease in their eyes, according to a new study. The study found evidence of prions — the infectious proteins that cause the disease — in the eyes of nearly a dozen patients with CJD.

Can Lip Balm Make Your Lips Worse?

Can Lip Balm Make Your Lips Worse?
January 22, 2019 0 Comments

You need your lips to talk, take duck-face selfies and kiss your loved ones. That’s why dry, chapped lips can not only be itchy and painful, they can sometimes be downright embarrassing. But repeatedly applying lip balms and products may not help your case.