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Omega 3, vitamin A slow the progression of devastating eye disease

Posted on March 22, 2012

Friday, February 17, 2012. An article published online on February 13, 2012 in the American Medical Association journal Archives of Ophthalmology describes the discovery of Harvard researchers of a benefit for omega-3 fatty acids in combination with vitamin A for individuals with retinitis pigmentosa, a disease that begins with night blindness in adolescence and progresses to side vision loss, tunnel vision and eventual blindness in some men and women. The condition is estimated to affect approximately two million people worldwide.

Source:lef.org

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