Monthly Archives: May 2017

Age-related macular degeneration – Nutritional support and risk factors

According to the NHS, age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) affects 600,000 people in the UK and this figure is expected to rise to over 700,000 by the year 2020. ARMD is a visual impairment that is so significant it is second only to cataracts in people over 65.

In this article, we will look at the different causes, who is most susceptible and how we can protect our eyesight to reduce the risk of developing this condition.

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Last updated on 2nd June 2017 by cytoffice

In the news – health and nutrition research

In this week’s article we provide a roundup of some of the most recent health and nutrition related articles to be in the news, four items comprising:

  • Gene that affects cell power supply may hold key to bowel disease
  • Eczema cure a step closer as scientists discover what triggers painful skin condition
  • Complex link between vitamin D2 and vitamin D3 supplementation
  • Parkinson’s disease and diet: Nutritional interventions reveals ‘clear therapeutic benefits’

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Last updated on 19th May 2017 by cytoffice