Navigation Links
Glucosamine Supplements Tied to Risk of Eye Condition
Date:5/23/2013

Council for Responsible Nutrition, a Washington, D.C.-based trade group representing supplement manufacturers, said the findings don't mean that people should stop taking the supplements.

"This research letter raises questions and introduces a hypothesis that should be explored further, but the small number of cases investigated and the [fact that] researchers did not count capsules or control for dose or intake or duration of use of glucosamine provide extremely limited evidence of harm," MacKay said.

"This study should not change consumer habits; however, individuals with glaucoma or ocular hypertension who are taking glucosamine should let their doctor know so that the appropriate monitoring of intraocular pressure measurements can be done to identify any changes," he said.

MacKay concluded: "The good news is that increased IOP was reversible. So if you take the product, and your IOP goes up, then you can stop taking the product to see if it returns to normal."

However, previous studies have raised questions about whether glucosamine supplements provide any health benefit to consumers. A large recent study concluded it had no healing effect on arthritic pain.

The potential relationship between glucosamine and glaucoma is new to Dr. Scott Fudemberg, a glaucoma surgeon at Wills Eye Institute, in Philadelphia. "The mechanism about how people can develop glaucoma isn't completely understood, so how the supplements may play a role isn't completely understood either," he said.

While the study found an association between taking glucosamine and increased eye pressure, it didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship.

The best thing that anyone can do to preserve their vision is to get regular eye exams, Fudemberg advised. "Glaucoma can be treated with medications, lasers and/or surgery," he said. "These findings pose a question about whether oral glucosamine can raise intraocular eye pressure, but it doesn't provide an answ
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Omega-3 Supplements No Help Against Repeat Heart Trouble: Review
2. Fish Oil Supplements Wont Help in Multiple Sclerosis: Study
3. Supplements and cancer prevention: A cautionary tale
4. Dietary supplements increase cancer risk
5. Body Building, Diet Supplements Linked to Liver Damage: Study
6. Omega-3 Supplements May Not Aid Aging Brain
7. True-Dose to Exhibit Liquid Pet Supplements at the Cardinal Health Retail Business Conference in Orlando, FL on July 11-14
8. SupplementsToWeightLoss LLC (DBA: PharmaCo Labs) and also Classe Wines LLC announced that they have signed a 5 years lease on a warehouse
9. Iron supplements can reduce fatigue in nonanemic women
10. Study questions value of calcium and vitamin D supplements
11. Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements May Pose Risks for Men With Prostate Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Glucosamine Supplements Tied to Risk of Eye Condition
(Date:10/30/2014)... and her research group at the DFG Research Center ... the TU Dresden (CRTD) demonstrated for the first time ... cord in three dimensions from mouse embryonic stem cells. ... interneurons along the dorsal/ventral axis was observed., This study ... " Stem Cell Reports " on 30.10.2014 ., For ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Don Allred ... and health insurance plans for North Carolina residents, is ... office in Burlington’s Holly Hill Mall. The new branch ... agents already helping customers through all facets of the ... , Allred Insurance spokesman Scott Allred couldn’t be happier ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... October 30, 2014 Radio listeners who ... questions about the impact of traditional radio commercials and ... most likely to influence a purchasing decision. , Those ... 525 consumers conducted by radio marketing company CRN International. ... isolating the results of respondents who indicated they have ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Dr. Joseph Furlin ... new website for his practices; OB GYN in Melrose ... . This website contains important information about each of ... well as downloadable patient forms in English and Spanish. ... the service pages on the website provide Dr. Furlin’s patients ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... The human brain is often overlooked ... to help maintain better mental health, according to Dr. ... Lose Your Memory in 100 Ways’ for just that ... conflicting attitudes to help keep the reader constantly thinking. ... must decipher the hidden logic within. , “If you ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Reconstruction of a patterned piece of spinal cord in 3-D culture 2Health News:Allred Insurance Satellite Office Grand Opening 2Health News:CRN Research On Radio Messaging Effectiveness Now Available In Four Specific Product Categories 2Health News:CRN Research On Radio Messaging Effectiveness Now Available In Four Specific Product Categories 3Health News:Dr. Joseph Furlin Launches New Website with Information about Care Services 2Health News:‘Dementia Express’ Offers Contradictory and Sometimes Reverse Thinking, All to Keep its Reader on Their Toes With an Active Mind. 2
... There has been a Dutch study which links diets ... E, and zinc to lower odds of developing age-related ... the study can be seen in The Journal of ... van Leeuwen, MD, PhD, and colleagues.,Age-related macular degeneration or ...
... of HIV in the three armed services, particularly the army, ... // for all its personnel serving in the northeast. ... insurgency-affected northeast as well as those returning from the region ... Singh, director general of the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS). ...
... pharmaceutical companies are keen to enhance business with India, ... the stringent visa norms. ,Pakistani firms are ... the Chinese, apart from the language barrier. ... though their rates are cheaper than the Indian market," ...
... colleagues, Feinberg School of Medicine have reported in Journal ... // reduces the cardio-respiratory fitness leading to increase in ... risk of cardiovascular diseases. The researchers conducted their survey ... 50 years and below 50 years of age and ...
... Researchers have found that obese people are in increased ... conducted by Professor Michael Belkin and Zohar Habot-Wilner // ... more than 20 reviews and found that risk of ... studies have proved the link between obesity and other ...
... system gets affected by rabies which is transmitted through the ... is required for a person who is bitten by a ... bite from an animal is unprovoked, it is safer to ... for the infection. If found infected, the animal has to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Move to make HIV Tests mandatory For Soldiers In Northeast 2Health News:Pakistan drug companies seek trade ties with India 2
(Date:10/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Stryker Orthopaedics, the Official Joint ... is rounding out its debut year of the relationship ... Scottsdale, AZ. This marks the eleventh tournament ... that the brand has activated on-site with the "Stryker ... fans on the importance of joint health.  ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... , Oct. 30, 2014  Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ... the future executive leadership team and organizational structure of ... transaction.  Zimmer also announced that the combined organization will ... be named Zimmer Biomet, with the new brand to ... closing of the merger.  The future leadership team is ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014   ViaDerma, Inc. (OTCQB: VDRM), ... products to market, has recently released a revolutionary ... a topical liquid tetracycline-based antibiotic that uses a ... oral medication active ingredients into topical drugs. The ... antibiotic to help prevent skin infection in minor ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Stryker Mobility Zone Makes Final Stop Of 2014 At Charles Schwab Cup Championship 2Stryker Mobility Zone Makes Final Stop Of 2014 At Charles Schwab Cup Championship 3Stryker Mobility Zone Makes Final Stop Of 2014 At Charles Schwab Cup Championship 4Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 2Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 3Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 4Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 5Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 6Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 7Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 8Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 9ViaDerma, Inc. Lead Product TetraStem Shown Effective in Fighting Staph Infections including MRSA 2ViaDerma, Inc. Lead Product TetraStem Shown Effective in Fighting Staph Infections including MRSA 3
... ... ... ... ...
... ... ... ... ...
Cached Medicine Technology:DURECT and Nycomed Amend POSIDUR(TM) License Agreement to Separate Funding and Control of U.S. and E.U. Clinical Programs and to Expand Territory 2DURECT and Nycomed Amend POSIDUR(TM) License Agreement to Separate Funding and Control of U.S. and E.U. Clinical Programs and to Expand Territory 3DURECT and Nycomed Amend POSIDUR(TM) License Agreement to Separate Funding and Control of U.S. and E.U. Clinical Programs and to Expand Territory 4DURECT and Nycomed Amend POSIDUR(TM) License Agreement to Separate Funding and Control of U.S. and E.U. Clinical Programs and to Expand Territory 5DURECT and Nycomed Amend POSIDUR(TM) License Agreement to Separate Funding and Control of U.S. and E.U. Clinical Programs and to Expand Territory 6DURECT and Nycomed Amend POSIDUR(TM) License Agreement to Separate Funding and Control of U.S. and E.U. Clinical Programs and to Expand Territory 7Elsevier is Meeting Today's Medical Students' Needs With Online, Mobile and Print Tools 2Elsevier is Meeting Today's Medical Students' Needs With Online, Mobile and Print Tools 3Elsevier is Meeting Today's Medical Students' Needs With Online, Mobile and Print Tools 4Elsevier is Meeting Today's Medical Students' Needs With Online, Mobile and Print Tools 5Elsevier is Meeting Today's Medical Students' Needs With Online, Mobile and Print Tools 6Elsevier is Meeting Today's Medical Students' Needs With Online, Mobile and Print Tools 7Elsevier is Meeting Today's Medical Students' Needs With Online, Mobile and Print Tools 8Elsevier is Meeting Today's Medical Students' Needs With Online, Mobile and Print Tools 9Elsevier is Meeting Today's Medical Students' Needs With Online, Mobile and Print Tools 10Elsevier is Meeting Today's Medical Students' Needs With Online, Mobile and Print Tools 11
... is enzyme immunoassay kit for the ... concentration in serum. Enzyme immunoassay (EIA) ... many protein hormones in body fluids ... rapid and specific assay. This enzyme ...
SHIONORIA BNP,is a reagent used in the measurement of blood BNP. The blood BNP test allows accurate estimation of coronary functions....
... method for the semi-quantitative determination of ... human serum. The results of the ... an aid in the diagnosis of ... with elevated anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (P-ANCA) ...
... The determination of Ang ... in monitoring the pharmacological effect ... variety of angiotensin converting enzyme ... II receptor antagonists as well ...
Medicine Products: