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
17 Nov 2016
--- Bacteria in the intestines may play an important role in determining if a person will develop blinding wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), according to a study published in EMBO Molecular Medicine.
25 Aug 2016
--- A study published in JAMA Ophthalmology shows that two servings of fish a week may lower diabetics’ risk for blindness - called diabetic retinopathy. Because the retina is rich in long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated... Read More
14 Jul 2016
--- The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued Kemin Industries a patent for the role of its products in protecting individuals with three common ocular disorders from blue light or light-induced damage.
07 Jul 2016
--- Researchers have boosted the potency of a broccoli-related compound by ten times and identified it as a possible treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss affecting more than 10... Read More
24 Jun 2016
--- New research has found that supplementation with omega 3 fatty acids may be an effective treatment for symptoms of dry eye disease.
02 Jun 2016
--- DSM Nutritional Products and Kemin Industries are hosting the 20th FloraGLO Lutein Anniversary Congress in Lisbon, Portugal (02 June) – bringing together the world’s leading experts on lutein and zeaxanthin to... Read More
10 May 2016
--- OmniActive Health Technologies has been granted a European patent for Lutemax 2020 (Patent No: EP2473065B1) entitled “A Xanthophyll Composition Containing Macular Pigments and a Process for its Preparation.”
24 Mar 2016
--- Eating foods high in vitamin C has been found to cut risk of cataract progression by a third in new research.