April 03, 2004
The second National Eye Institute Age Related Eye Disease (ARED) long-term study is currently being designed. The multi million dollar (8 figure) AREDs2 study will be funded with our tax dollars; therefore the study subjects need to equally represent both genders. The study micronutrient formulation design also needs to represent the most current science available in 2004, which strongly supports the inclusion of a number of biochemically balanced vitamins, minerals, carotenoids, and phytochemical antioxidants that were not included in the first ARED study formulation.
April 02, 2004
Biosyntrx and Rob Watson, the esteemed president of our manufacturing facility, Vitamin Research Products, are sounding the alarm. Your freedom to enjoy natural, safe and inexpensive supplements is in jeopardy. You must act now to preserve it.
March 26, 2004
"Health span" is a term that describes how long we remain healthy, enjoying life, doing what we want to be doing, thanks to good overall body and eye health. This is in contrast to "life span," which refers to how long we live.
March 19, 2004
Psychogenic tears, associated with rage, grief and joy, can be biochemically distinguished from reflex tears that spring to our eyes in response to smoke, onion vapors, allergins or foreign bodies and continous basal tears, which keep our eyes from drying up.
March 12, 2004
Just as Julius Caesar ignored the literary warnings of his time, the medical profession, including family practitioners, primary eye care professionals and ophthalmologists, too often ignores current literature and continues to diagnose most inflammatory dry eye symptoms as ocular allergy. Of even more serious concern is the possible misdiagnosis of severe ocular allergic responses that could reflect multiple organ system failure.
March 05, 2004
Recent studies suggest that moderate coffee consumption can be heart healthy, however other studies continue to link coffee consumption to retinal vasoconstriction.
February 27, 2004
The chemicals of life act in balanced concert with one another. Only after the baseline of essential nutrients is met on a daily basis is it safe to add individual nutrients in higher amounts for therapeutic purposes.
February 20, 2004
The media focus on intake ratios of Omega 6 to Omega 3 fatty acids has kept our consumer focus off the weapons of mass destruction that are stockpiled in the center isles of every neighborhood supermarket.
February 13, 2004
Filtering of UV and blue light has been proposed as a possible mechanism of protection against age-related macular degeneration. A number of studies suggest that an increased intake of macula pigment lutein and zeaxanthin provide a protective UV and blue light filter for the retina.
February 06, 2004
Last evening Dr. Charles Kelman was awarded the third "Sir Harold Ridley Distinguished Visiting Professorship for Creativity and Innovation in Ophthalmology" by the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee.