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Cataracts

Multivitamins found to help men avoid developing cataracts

Posted March 9, 2014

Medical science is all over the place these days, with one recent study erroneously claiming that “multivitamins” are a complete waste of money, while many other studies say they are beneficial. Well, now a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Ophthalmology has confirmed that daily multivitamin use in men can help protect against cataracts, one of the leading causes of blindness among the elderly.

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Daily multivitamin use could reduce cataract risk for men

Posted February 23, 2014

New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, both in Boston, MA, has found that long-term daily use of multivitamin supplements could reduce the risk of cataract for men.

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Prevent cataracts by including these in your diet

Posted January 2, 2014

One of the most important things you can do for your health in general is to eat a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables. According to a recent study out of Sweden, women who eat a diet rich in antioxidants can also lower their risk of cataracts.

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Reverse and eliminate cataracts naturally without surgery

Posted April 10, 2013

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world. Doctors will tell you that there is no cure for cataracts and that your only options are to either have surgery or treat the symptoms. The truth is that cataracts can often be reversed and even eliminated with natural treatments.

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Vitamin C and Vitamin E May Prevent or Delay Cataracts

Posted December 11, 2012

An observational study involving removed lens epithelium cells from 170 patients with cataracts found that vitamins C and E exerted antioxidant effects which may prevent or delay cataract development.

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Antioxidant may prevent, even cure, cataracts and other degenerative eye disorders

Posted September 27, 2012

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are working with an antioxidant that could prevent or cure cataracts, macular degeneration and other degenerative eye disorders. The research group, headed by Dr. Nuran Ercal, the Richard K. Vitek/Foundation for Chemical Research Endowed Chair in Biochemistry at Missouri S&T, is studying eye drops prepared with the antioxidant N-acetylcysteine amide (NACA) as a treatment for these eye conditions.

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Lutein, zeaxanthin may reduce cataract risk: Study

Posted May 16, 2012

Lutein and zeaxanthin may protect the lens of the eye from oxidative stress and reduce the risk of cataracts, says a new study.

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Can Vitamin C Reduce Mucosal Immune Inflammatory Response to Gliadin in Celiac Disease Patients?

Posted April 30, 2012

A clinical research team wanted to determine if adding ascorbate (vitamin C) to gliadin-stimulated biopsy culture could reduce the mucosal immune response to gliadin in people with celiac disease.

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