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Foods, Supplements, and Other Lifestyle Strategies That Promote Good Vision

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Deteriorating vision is primarily a side effect of our modern lifestyle that limits our time outside in daylight

Additionally, staring at a computer screen is a common cause of blurred vision, short-sightedness, and other eye problems Continue reading

Foods, Supplements, and Other Lifestyle Strategies That Promote Good Vision

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Deteriorating vision is primarily a side effect of our modern lifestyle that limits our time outside in daylight

Additionally, Continue reading

SDSU to Specialize in Mobile Health Sensors

google_com_r900x493Google has been working on a contact lens that can measure glucose levels. This kind of wireless mobile health technology has become a major focus of research at American universities. Google

San Diego State University is expanding into the booming market for wearable sensors, Continue reading

Novartis CEO Comments, New Patent Shed Light on Google’s Contact Lens Projects

Google-contact-lensGoogle and Novartis are working on two smart contact lenses, and news broke this week about both of them: sheds light on how Google might power its glucose-sensing contact lens, just a week after partner Novartis told a Swiss newspaper it was on track for human trials in 2016 of an autofocus lens for presbyopia patients.

Patent applications don’t always presage exactly what a product will look like, as they are crafted to cover a broad range of possibilities. Continue reading

Many Mobile Health Apps Neglect Needs of Blind Users

mHealth-app-button-failure-375x666More Americans are using mobile devices and other technologies to track some aspect of their health at home, from diet and exercise to sleep patterns and bloodwork.

Because people who are blind or have low vision are more likely to have health problems such as obesity or diabetes, it’s especially important that mobile health (mHealth) applications — health tracking sensors that connect with smartphone apps — work for those users.

Yet University of Washington researchers who conducted the first academic review of nine mHealth applications on the market in March 2014 found Continue reading

Green Tea Linked to Decreased Risk for Dementia

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People who drank green tea one to six days a week had less mental decline and a lower risk of dementia than non-tea drinkers

The epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) in green tea is Continue reading

Four Important Fat-Soluble Vitamins

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Four important fat-soluble vitamins are A, D, E, and K. Vitamins A, D, and K cooperate synergistically, not only with each other but also with essential minerals like magnesium

Magnesium, calcium, vitamin D3, or vitamin K2 also work in tandem, Continue reading

Eat Right to Protect Your Eyesight

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness among the elderly, but may be largely preventable through an antioxidant-rich diet

To protect your eyesight, Continue reading

Red Level of Awareness – Physical Consciousness

redTouch can be a communication of love and is a most powerful way to communicate empathy, friendship, approval

When we enter this world we enter the physical universe, the world of our bodies with all its lovely senses. On this level we just love to touch one another so here we find the powerful urge to mate. Red is the sex drive, the urge to procreate. Red is physical, pure action devoid of any forethought. Continue reading

The Link Between Obesity and Cancer

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Obesity is a frequently overlooked factor that can contribute to an increased cancer risk. Less than 10 percent of Americans are aware of this link

The obesity epidemic is Continue reading

4 Ways to Keep from Loosing your Eyesight (Cataracts)

cataractThe human eye is uniquely equipped to stay young in appearance and health late into life (thanks to the heightened expression of the enzyme telomerase) but not without good nutrition!
The gradual clouding of the lens inside of the eye which leads to a decrease in vision – even blindness – is called a cataract. Continue reading

How the Bates Method Can Help You Retrain Your Eyes to See More Clearly Again

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Your vision is not compromised because of weak eye muscles. Rather they’re too tensed to work properly, so you have to relax them

When you’re stressed, the strain squeezes muscles around your eyeballs and contorts them. Continue reading

Foods That Can Help Protect and Improve Your Eyesight

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness among the elderly, followed by cataracts

The pathology of both of these conditions has been attributed to free radical damage, and the condition is in many cases largely preventable through an antioxidant-rich diet Continue reading

DIY Eyeglass Prescription Platform Powered by Smartphone

eyenetraEyeNetra cofounder and CTO Vitor Pamplona shows off the DIY eyeglass prescription platform. (Courtesy EyeNetra Inc.)

Venture capitalist Vinod Khosla caused something of a ruckus when he declared that much of the medical profession is “something a computer algorithm could do if Continue reading