Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Monday, March 21, 2011
Ophthalmology Article |
Grab some walnuts and a plate of fish, new research shows Omega–3 fatty acids found in these foods may keep you seeing straight. That means omega 3’s could help prevent eye diseases like retinopathy, which are caused by an overgrowth of leaky blood vessels in the eyes. The fatty acids also activated proteins that improve insulin sensitivity. Those proteins are the same ones targeted by type 2 diabetes drugs. This means omega 3's could also be used to improve insulin sensitivity in people with diabetes or pre–diabetes.
Posted by Dr. Kevin on March 21, 2011
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Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Anti-cataract agent discovered - Ophthalmology Times Europe
An investigation, published in Inorganic Chemistry, has revealed that the reaction of pirenoxine (PRX) with selenite or calcium ions could be adapted as an anti-cataract agent. Seleneite and calcium ions have been associated with the formation of lens cataracts.
Fish Oil: Good For Vision | Medical News and Health Information
Researchers fed mice a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids, and found it prevented abnormal blood vessel growth in the retina. That means omega 3’s could help prevent eye diseases like retinopathy, which are caused by an overgrowth of leaky blood vessels in the eyes