Friday Pearls

Friday Pearls

Excess Weight & Eye Disease

Friday, January 24, 2014

Knowledge is not enough; we must apply.  Willing is not enough; we must do. GotheExcess weight continues to be an epidemic in the United States. There is strong scientific agreement that excess weight (BMI over 25) contributes to overall mortality.  It also significantly increases the risk of serious degenerative diseases, including cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy.

The International Zinc Guru

Friday, January 17, 2014

Biosyntrx was honored to have Imre Lengyel, PhD, one of the world's foremost zinc researchers, agree to sit on our scientific advisory board. He is a senior scientist and one of the principal investigators in the Department of Ocular Biology and Therapeutics at University College, London (ranked among the top ten universities in the world).

Calling Out Evidence Based Medicine

Friday, January 10, 2014

The copy in today's Pearl was taken verbatim, except for a few spelling corrections, from a provocative article in the January 4, 2014 British Medical Journal."Evidence based medicine ...

Vitamin E & Alzheimer's

Friday, January 03, 2014

A study published January 1, 2014 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) titled, "Effect of Vitamin E and Memantine on Functional Decline in Alzheimer’s Disease," suggests that 2,000 IU per day of vitamin E antioxidant alone delayed clinical progression of the disease by 19% per year compared...

Year End Report

Friday, December 27, 2013

The last Friday Pearl of 2013 assures our valued customers that Biosyntrx does not believe good is good enough for our valued customers. Our stated mission has always been  to produce the safest and most efficacious nutritional products available in the eye care sector.  

Blackcurrant / Dry Eye Benefits

Friday, December 20, 2013

Blackcurrants (Ribes nigrum) include high levels of anti-inflammatory Omega-6 gamma-linolenic-acid (GLA), as well as vitamin C and E, which made them very popular in France and England during WW2 because citrus fruit was almost impossible to obtain. Because blackcurrant oil is the most biochemically-balanced and certainly the most chemically stable source of the three plants that include the fatty acid GLA (evening primrose and borage being the only other two); it is becoming a popular and profitable crop in this country.  

Ginned Up for Vitamin C

Friday, December 13, 2013

Ginned up:  To create or arouse feelings; move or excite.To honor and thank our valued customers we are offering a 25% discount on our mineral-buffered SightC+ formulation for the rest of December.

Awarding Genius & Generosity

Friday, December 06, 2013

I had the great fortune of being invited to be one of the November 21, 2013 presenters, along with Barrett Haik, MD, Spencer Thornton, MD, Chris Fleming, MD, Henry Mitchell and Jerre Freeman, MD,  at the University of Tennessee Hamilton Eye Institute, Memphis, Sir Harold Ridley Distinguished Visiting Professorship for Creativity ...

On Being Thankful

Thursday, November 28, 2013

This Thanksgiving we remembered to be thankful for family, dear friends and hard-working colleagues who passionately involve themselves in the necessary task at hand and strive to make a positive difference in our world.  The  poem below speaks collectively to these  people and it's perfect for the Friday after Thanksgiving. &nb...

EpiCor Double-Masked, Placebo-Controlled Study

Friday, November 22, 2013

The clinical benefits of EpiCor were assessed in a large, independently-conducted double-masked placebo-controlled human clinical trial on 232 subjects, aged 18 and over. They were recruited to study the effects of EpiCor on incidence and severity of potential upper respiratory tract infections (URTI).

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