Navigation Links
Limiting refined carbohydrates may stall AMD progression
Date:10/7/2007

e at greater risk of AMD progression, especially those already in the late stages, says first author Chung-Jung Chiu, DDS, PhD, scientist in the Laboratory for Nutrition and Vision Research at the USDA HNRCA and assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Participants who consumed the most refined carbohydrates were 17 percent more likely to develop blinding AMD than the group that consumed the least.

According to the authors, public health officials believe the condition could spur a public health crisis in the United States by 2020, when they predict the cases of AMD-related vision loss will have doubled to three million.

No one has been able to identify an effective noninvasive intervention that will slow the progression of AMD says Taylor, who is also a professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts and Tufts University School of Medicine. We feel we have identified a risk factor that could postpone the debilitating loss of vision with very little economic or personal hardship. Based on our data, limiting refined carbohydrate intake, such as by limiting sweetened drinks or exchanging white bread for whole wheat, in at-risk elderly could reduce the number of advanced AMD cases by 8 percent in five years. This can equate to saving the sight of approximately 100,000 people.

The authors note that their findings warrant randomized controlled clinical trials.


'/>"/>

Contact: Andrea Grossman
617-636-3728
Tufts University, Health Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Limiting Infants Exposure To Smoke At Home
2. Limiting sperm motility for contraception
3. Limiting milk can hamper Babies’ Growt
4. Limiting Eligibility for Medical Studies can Omit Women and African-Americans
5. Slim chances of women getting slimmer with age when on refined food.
6. Quality Of Dietary Carbohydrates May Determine Quality Of Eye Sight
7. Restriction of Carbohydrates to Prevent Alzheimers Disease
8. Virus Can Mutate lethally With Help Of Carbohydrates
9. Condom Vending Machines To Be Installed Across Indian States
10. World AIDS day marked with Rallies and installation of Condom Vending machines
11. Condom Vending Machines to be Installed in Chandigarh
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/26/2014)... WA (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 According ... by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive guide that covers ... (KP) effectively without the need of any medication. ... book consists of natural and safe remedies for relieving ... book, people will learn:,     How to ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... The birth control safety center at DrugNews.net ... new legal information on the site. A federal panel ... lawsuits pending for July alleging side effects from the ... using popular prescription drugs and medical devices. By giving ... news all in one place, they can see if ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... 2014 Deep Research Report ... Industry” is a professional and in-depth research ... Permeation Chromatography market. The report provides basic ... Chromatography definition, classification, application, and industry chain ... research covers the international market analysis, including ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... According to a new market ... (vibration monitoring, thermography, ultrasound emission, lubricating oil analysis, ... and Geography - Global Forecast to 2014 - ... market is expected to reach $2.50 at a ... Browse 117 market data Tables and 57 Figures ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... As reported by the Statesman Journal in the article ... in Salem, MA as well as several other states are ... that has taken many lives during the past couple of ... which police were able to make two arrests by following ... be the victim and claiming to want to buy more ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Banish My Bumps Pdf Review Exposes Angela Steinberg's Keratosis Pilaris Treatment Plan – Vkool.com 2Health News:Banish My Bumps Pdf Review Exposes Angela Steinberg's Keratosis Pilaris Treatment Plan – Vkool.com 3Health News:DrugNews Adds Latest Court Updates on Mirena IUD Lawsuits 2Health News:2014 China & Global GPC Industry - Gel Permeation Chromatography Development Trends Now at DeepResearchReports.com 2Health News:2014 China & Global GPC Industry - Gel Permeation Chromatography Development Trends Now at DeepResearchReports.com 3Health News:Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component & Application Worth $2.50 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component & Application Worth $2.50 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component & Application Worth $2.50 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Multiple States Crack Down on Heroin Epidemic 2
... targeted searches to ob/gyn specialty-specific ... patient care and practice management, ... (http://www.OBGManagement.com ), a leader in the field of obstetrics ... latest search engine tool: OBGfindit.com (http://www.OBGfindit.com )., ...
... discovered a new perspective in the study of infectious ... looking at an organism and how it works within ... published in Environmental Microbiology, Dr Carla Pruzzo, Dr Luigi ... bacteria and its interaction with the environment and found ...
... Sharp Rise in Gonorrhea Cases, HARRISBURG, Pa., May 2 ... of Gonorrhea last year in Delaware County,the Pennsylvania Department of ... and 24 be routinely screened for the,disease, as well as ... to 921 in 2007 from 513,the year before., Of ...
... (Nasdaq:,WBMD) and HLTH Corporation (Nasdaq: HLTH ) today ... the Third Annual Needham & Company,Internet & Digital Media ... ET., Investors, analysts and the general public are ... presentation over the Internet. The broadcast,can be accessed at ...
... Lupus Foundation of,America joins a coalition of approximately 100 ... May 10. More than 1.5 million,Americans and at least ... struggle daily with the often-debilitating health,consequences of the chronic ... an unbalanced immune system that can become,destructive to any ...
... DIEGO, May 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - It is the cosmetic ... from their hips and thighs and,redistributing it to their ... or effective. Fat grafting for breast enhancement will be,discussed ... American Society,for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) being held at ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:OBGManagement.com and Convera(R) Launch Search Site for Physicians in the ObGyn Specialty 2Health News:Lupus Organizations Issue International Call-to-Action to Combat Disease Affecting Five Million People 2Health News:Breast Enhancement With Fat: Pros and Cons 2Health News:Breast Enhancement With Fat: Pros and Cons 3
(Date:7/25/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Outlook ... Capsule Endoscopy Systems market. The report provides value, in ... prices (in US dollars) within market segments: ... Capsule Endoscopes , Capsule Endoscopy Data Recorders ... also provides company shares and distribution shares data for ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... , July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ScriptPro, ... TCGRx, of Powers Lake, Wisconsin ... in a distribution and co-marketing agreement allowing ScriptPro ... pharmacies throughout the United States ... pharmacy management and workflow systems to retail and ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... , July 25, 2014 GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ... Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with LaurelCo, LLC, an ... acquisition of both cultivation and dispensary medical marijuana licenses in ... the MOU, GBLX will acquire a 20% equity interest in ... GrowBLOX TM growing chambers, as well as all technology ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 2Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 3Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 4Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 5ScriptPro and TCGRx Integrate Pharmacy Automation Technologies 2ScriptPro and TCGRx Integrate Pharmacy Automation Technologies 3GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. Partners with LaurelCo, LLC to Obtain Licenses to Cultivate and Dispense Medical Marijuana in Illinois 2GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. Partners with LaurelCo, LLC to Obtain Licenses to Cultivate and Dispense Medical Marijuana in Illinois 3
... YORK, Feb. 28, 2012  On February 28th, 2012, the ... for those interested in speaking at its 2012 Digital ... New York City,s Pier Sixty. At ... in New York City—over 600 healthcare providers, healthcare technology ...
... Feb. 28, 2012   Alexander Orthopaedic Associates (AOA) in ... in their practice with White Plume Technologies between ... Systems, (ADSC) practice management system (PM system). ... gaps in the billing process unfilled. White Plume Technologies ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Call for Speakers: New York's Digital Health Conference 2012 2Alexander Orthopaedic Associates Chooses White Plume Technologies to Fill the EMR Gap 2
... is a sterile, pre-shaped, three-dimensional device constructed ... mesh cylinder to a circular underlay patch.,The ... and innovative design combines the three most ... the repair of inguinal hernias. ,Its Onlay ...
Surgisis Inguinal Hernia Matrix is implanted to reinforce soft tissues in the inguinal floor to repair inguinal hernias. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
... Gemini is the newest addition to Laserscopes ... distinct wavelengths to choose from, 1064nm Nd:YAG ... in an exploding non-invasive aesthetic laser market ... and effectiveness while maintaining the safety and ...
... of 532 nm lasers are distinguished from ... solid-state design. A compact and sealed ... and reliable for a broad range of ... hemoglobin and an adjustable pulse length, the ...
Medicine Products: