High Dietary Antioxidant Intake Associated With Lower Risk For Early AMD

Medscape (6/14, Barclay) reported, "High dietary intake of antioxidants is associated with a lower risk for early age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in genetically predisposed individuals," according to a┬ástudy published in the June issue of the Archives of Ophthalmology. In a study of 2,167 individuals over the age of 55 who were at risk of AMD, … Continue reading High Dietary Antioxidant Intake Associated With Lower Risk For Early AMD

More TV Time May Be Linked To Increased Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk

Reuters (6/15, McCook) reports that, according to┬áresearch published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, more time spent in front of the TV may be linked to an increased risk of heart disease and diabetes, as well as to an increased risk of premature death. Bloomberg News (6/15, Ostrow) reports that investigators looked at … Continue reading More TV Time May Be Linked To Increased Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk