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‘In addition, we received five essential new product approvals during the quarter. The continued efficiency of our late-stage pipeline, combined with underlying strength of our broad mixture of businesses, provides us a higher level of confidence in our future development outlook.’ About Abbott Abbott is a global, broad-based healthcare company devoted to the discovery, development, marketing and manufacture of pharmaceuticals and medical items, including nutritionals, diagnostics and devices.‘The implications of these findings also remain uncertain: whether such an association indicates that visible impairment, age-related attention disease or both are markers of frailty and aging or whether these ocular circumstances accelerate aging, thus leading to relatively earlier death in older persons,’ they conclude. ‘If a primary or indirect causal effect from visual impairment on earlier loss of life is confirmed, regular assessment of vision in older persons can lead to early detection, facilitating treatments that could decrease the impact of visible impairment.’.. ARHGEF28 gene mutations present in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Research Researchers in Western University in London, Canada, have identified a new genetic mutation for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , starting the hinged door to long term targeted therapies.