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Friday Pearls

Friday Pearls

Nutrition Science Consilience

Friday, July 09, 2010

"Science is neither a philosophy nor a belief system. It is a combination of mental operations that has increasingly become the habit of educated peoples." E.O. Wilson

Retinitis Pigmentosa, Vitamin A & Lutein

Friday, July 02, 2010

A recently published study in the Archives of Ophthalmology suggests that supplemental vitamin A and supplemental lutein may slow the progression of retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

Chicago Tribune & Vision Care

Friday, June 25, 2010

Major kudos to The Chicago Tribune, as well as Alcon, En-Vision America, Lions Clubs International, Prevent Blindness America and the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology for partnering, along with Biosyntrx, on a MediaPlanet supplemental special report called Vision Care & Eye Health.  It will be delivered to Chicago Tribune newspaper readers today, as well as available on the Tribune web site.  

Vitamin B6 & Lung Cancer Risk

Friday, June 18, 2010

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that maintaining higher blood levels of vitamin B6 and the amino acid, methionine, appear to reduce lung cancer risk in smokers and nonsmokers alike.

Reduce the Risk of Summer Colds

Friday, June 04, 2010

Summer has arrived and so will those dreadful summer colds that can often make many folks feel worse than winter colds and flu. Summer colds interfere with summer vacation fun. 

Dietary Supplement Enforcement Act

Friday, May 28, 2010

Biosyntrx is pleased to join the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and add its support of the Dietary Supplement Full Implementation and Enforcement Act of 2010. 

Honoring Jackson Coleman, MD

Friday, April 30, 2010

Last night, Dr. Jackson Coleman became the ninth recipient of the University of Tennessee Sir Harold Ridley Distinguished Visiting Professorship for Creativity and Innovation in Ophthalmology.  The ceremony was broadcast live around the world from the Freeman Auditorium at the University.  

Does Cataract Surgery Cause Dry Eye?

Friday, April 09, 2010

It is appropriate to discuss this subject since the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Spring Symposium and Congress opens tomorrow in Boston, MA.

Dry Eyes & Quality of Life

Friday, April 02, 2010

A study published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology suggested that dry eyes affect more than 5 million people in the United States. This disease significantly impacts the quality of life of people who suffer this malady.

Folic Acid Science

Friday, March 26, 2010

Folic acid is an essential nutrient that plays a major role in intracellular metabolism. The Institute of Medicine has found it safe when consumed in doses up to 1,000 micrograms (mcg) daily. Today's column is a Council for Responsible Nutrition response to an article on folic acid in the April edition of Prevention Magazine.

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