Eating plenty of fish protects against sight loss
Researchers from Louisiana State University found a chemical in fish oil, known as omega-3, boosts the survival of cells that are critical to vision, protecting against sight loss.
Neuropsychobiology 2017;75:I –IV
RHEUMATOID arthritis, and other forms of the disease, cause pain and discomfort among other symptoms. There is no cure, but can be treated using lifestyle changes, diet alterations and medication. Try using this neat trick to reduce pain caused by a flare-up.
Spark's first product, Luxturna, was approved by the FDA in December to treat an inherited retinal disorder that leads to blindness if untreated. The first patients have been treated with the gene therapy, which is now available at a select group of medical centers.
Dermatopathology 2018;5:53 –57