Plugging leaky blood vessels to prevent vision loss

Diabetic patients who often face threat of vision loss in their old age may heave a sigh of relief as researchers have now developed a new drug approach to treat retinopathy or retina degeneration associated with growth of malformed blood vessels in the eye.

Light in womb necessary for healthy eyes: Study

Scientists have discovered that light passing through the body and into the womb has an important role to play in the development of eyes.

Retinopathy could serve as indicator of cognitive decline

Even a mild retinopathy in women who are 65 or older could be a marker of cognitive decline and related vascular changes in the brain.

`Your eyesight can offer clue to mental decline`

Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco found that damage to a person`s retina was linked to decline in the individual`s brain function.

Gene variations linked to type 2 diabetes

Insulin resistance in muscle, liver and fat tissue is a major feature of most patients with type 2 DM.

Gene variations linked to type 2 diabetes

Insulin resistance in muscle, liver and fat tissue is a major feature of most patients with type 2 DM.

Omega-3 fatty acids keep blindness at bay

Research has shown that omega-3 fatty acids-commonly found in fish oil-can prevent retinopathy.

Omega-3 fatty acids keep blindness at bay

Research has shown that omega-3 fatty acids-commonly found in fish oil-can prevent retinopathy.

Pine bark extract may help treat early diabetic retinopathy

An antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree can treat diabetic retinopathy in the early stages, says a new study.

Pine bark extract may help treat early diabetic retinopathy

An antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree can treat diabetic retinopathy in the early stages, says a new study.