Experimental mRNA vaccines cause 600 new cases of eye disorders and leave 5 people blind, according to UK Government

  The government of the United Kingdom has been collecting critical safety data on the Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines, and the latest report doesn’t paint a pretty picture. The first dose of the experimental Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine has been introduced into the arms of 5.4 million citizens, with 500,000 of these people receiving a second dose. Up … Continue reading Experimental mRNA vaccines cause 600 new cases of eye disorders and leave 5 people blind, according to UK Government

7 Vitamins and nutrients that promote eye health

Contrary to popular belief, poor vision and eye diseases are not inevitable consequences of aging. Maintaining healthy levels of nutrients essential for eye health can keep your eyes sharp even as you age and guard against vision loss. Recent studies have linked many nutrients to a reduced risk of eye conditions and poor vision. These nutrients … Continue reading 7 Vitamins and nutrients that promote eye health

Eye health and poor nutrition: A high-fat diet may be linked to vision problems later in life, warn scientists

It turns out, a diet high in fat can not only raise a person’s risk of obesity but also their risk of going blind later in life. In a recent study, researchers from the University of Southampton in the U.K. found that a high-fat diet affects the ability of retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells to adjust to changing conditions in … Continue reading Eye health and poor nutrition: A high-fat diet may be linked to vision problems later in life, warn scientists

This ancient plant can protect neurons in the retina from hypoxic injury that causes glaucoma

Ginkgo biloba, or the maidenhair tree, is considered one of the oldest living tree species in the world. It is native to China and is easily recognizable through its fan-shaped leaves. A symbol of longevity and vitality in Ancient China, the leaves, seeds, fruits and nuts of ginkgo biloba were used by traditional healers to treat a wide … Continue reading This ancient plant can protect neurons in the retina from hypoxic injury that causes glaucoma

Researchers develop a simple eye scan that detects undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes

A researcher from the University of Exeter is developing a novel method for detecting Type 2 diabetes. It involves a simple eye scan that searches for biomarkers of diabetes called advanced glycation end-products or AGEs. Dr. Mitra Tavakoli, the person behind the study, recently completed a test pilot and said that the results were successful. Using biomicroscope screening, she was able to detect … Continue reading Researchers develop a simple eye scan that detects undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes

7 Amazing plant compounds that will improve your eyesight and prevent macular degeneration

Macular degeneration involves the loss of central vision. It happens due to damage in the macula, which is part of the retina. It is one of the leading causes of vision loss in adults 50 years and above. The condition typically comes with age, hence the name age-related macular degeneration, or AMD.There are about two million Americans aged 40 … Continue reading 7 Amazing plant compounds that will improve your eyesight and prevent macular degeneration

B vitamins are CRUCIAL to heart health, brain health and eye health

Have you had a conversation with your healthcare provider about B vitamins? If not, it is time to bring them up, because these vitamins are crucial to the health of your heart, brain, and eyes. Vitamin B-complex consists of eight different nutrients, each with essential functions to the body: thiamin (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), pantothenic acid (B5), pyridoxine … Continue reading B vitamins are CRUCIAL to heart health, brain health and eye health

The dark side of blue light: Constantly looking at a screen is bad for your eyes, skin, sleep and health

How much time do you spend looking at a screen every day? We’re not just referring to the hours you spend parked in front of your computer at work; what about the TV you watch when you get home and the articles you read on your smartphone in bed? The numbers people use to answer … Continue reading The dark side of blue light: Constantly looking at a screen is bad for your eyes, skin, sleep and health

From reduced glaucoma risk to better skin, here are 8 reasons to eat collard greens

If you’re planning to add more greens in your diet, try collard greens, also known as collards. These loose-leafed vegetables are commonly grown in the southern parts of the world, including Portugal, Brazil, and the southern U.S. These greens are a great addition to your diet because they offer these health benefits: Collard greens are rich … Continue reading From reduced glaucoma risk to better skin, here are 8 reasons to eat collard greens

Eyes, heart, butt: All are in danger from your desk job – here’s what you can do about it

Even though most desk jobs are low-impact, they are often linked to very serious health concerns. Various experts say that individuals who work in offices need to pay attention to their health because people who spend at least six hours a day sitting down double their risk of a heart attack. Even the computers that we use can … Continue reading Eyes, heart, butt: All are in danger from your desk job – here’s what you can do about it