eye health

05 Sep 2019
--- Dating back millennia, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is now the subject of contemporary study for its potential applications in chronic pain management, disease prevention and mental health treatment. Deeply rooted in... Read More
23 Aug 2019
--- Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is expanding into personalized nutrition with the acquisition of Persona, a personalized vitamin business founded in 2017. Persona will operate under NHSc’s USA-based Atrium... Read More
21 Aug 2019
--- Chilean biotech corporation Atacama Bio Natural Products, a producer of astaxanthin products from the Haematococcus pluvialis algae, will launch a new product, NatAxtinTM at Vitafoods Asia in Singapore next month (September... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Trending this year, adaptogens have emerged as a class of herbal extracts with claims of boosting the body’s ability to combat physical, chemical and biological stressors, in addition to elevating cognitive functions,... Read More
27 Jun 2019
--- Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has unveiled a new line of DHA/EPA blends containing omega 3, 6 and 9, which offer benefits that can help support cognitive, heart, immune system or eye health. Coined Onavita Algal DHA... Read More
22 May 2019
--- Symptoms associated with dry eyes and eye fatigue were found to be alleviated through treatment with MaquiBright, a patented formulation of maqui berry (Aristotelia chilensis) extract produced exclusively by Anklam Extrakt... Read More
08 May 2019
--- Recent studies conducted by health, nutrition and sustainable living company DSM, surveying in total 25,000 respondents, found that low energy concerns have overtaken weight management for consumers seeking optimal health... Read More
30 Apr 2019
--- Microalgae ingredient specialist AlgaTechnologies Ltd. (Algatech) has headlined the newest product within its astaxanthin product line – AstaPure EyeQ – a microencapsulated, cold water-soluble, 2 percent... Read More
21 Mar 2019
--- Consuming a calcium-rich diet or taking calcium supplements does not appear to increase the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a study by scientists at the US National Eye Institute (NEI). The... Read More
04 Feb 2019
--- Researchers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have developed a new nano-encapsulation technology that optimizes the absorption of DHA. The researchers used Zein – an edible corn protein – to mimic... Read More
20 Aug 2018
--- Technological advancements have made many aspects of modern life more convenient but also brought certain negative consequences to human health. One of these is the deterioration of eyesight due to increased screen time.... Read More
16 Jul 2018
--- A new study has shown that people who regularly eat oranges are less likely to develop macular degeneration than people who do not eat oranges. Researchers interviewed more than 2,000 Australian adults aged over 50 and... Read More
05 Jul 2018
--- A review of 18 studies on the role of diet and food intake on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) found that the Western diet had an increased association with the disease. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss in... Read More
16 Apr 2018
--- Omega 3 fatty acid supplements yield no more beneficial results for dry eye symptoms than a placebo – olive oil – a study funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI) has found.
13 Oct 2017
--- Savings of €6.20 billion (US$7.33 billion) a year could be generated through the daily consumption of 10mg of lutein in combination with 2mg of zeaxanthin by adults aged 50 and older in the EU with age-related macular... Read More
08 Sep 2017
--- Indena has reported that its Mirtoselect bilberry extract may have an important role in “preserving adequate aqueous levels” in people possibly experiencing dry eye conditions. This is according to a new... Read More
18 Aug 2017
--- A 500mg dose of citicoline from Kyowa Hakko Europe (Kyowa) may significantly slow the progression of visual acuity loss due to glaucoma. This is according to a new study by researchers at the Sao Paolo Hospital Eye Clinic at... Read More
07 Jun 2017
--- Florida-based Valensa International has announced that it has received a US patent for its EyePro MD formula, which claims eye healthcare benefits related to its super-blend of lutein, zeaxanthin and astaxanthin mixed with... Read More
06 Jun 2017
--- Researchers have conducted a study assessing the bioavailability of lutein and zeaxanthin from carotenoid-fortified eggs compared to control non-enriched eggs, and found that the change in fasting blood concentrations of... Read More
02 Mar 2017
--- Fruit d’Or is set to demonstrate its’ dynamic women’s health formulation called GO2, a drink that blends its’ non-GMO organic cranberry juice powder with three other science-based ingredients,... Read More