TITLE

Eyes on vitamin A

AUTHOR(S)
Hannon, Kerry; Wiener, Leonard
PUB. DATE
July 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/5/93, Vol. 115 Issue 1, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the 100,000 Americans with retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited degenerative disease of the retina, now have a way to slow their descent into blindness. Research at Harvard Medical School which found that taking 15,000 international units of vitamin A a day reduced the annual decline in eyesight by 20 percent; Study details and where to obtain more information.
ACCESSION #
9306300098

 

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