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Omega-3s: more evidence they prevent several forms of blindness

Posted on Feb 25, 2011 in Chronic Disease

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 by: S. L. Baker, features writer   (NaturalNews) A study by a research team at Children’s Hospital Boston, which was just published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, shows omega-3s help to prevent retinopathy — an eye disease caused by out-of-control growth of tortuous, leaky blood vessels in the retina. Retinopathy is a leading cause of blindness affecting many premature infants and over 4 million adults in the U.S. with diabetes (and scientists predict that number will double over the next 15 years). Over 7 million Americans have...

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