NMN and other molecules mitigate the effects of age-related macular degeneration by improving retinal energy production

NMN and other molecules mitigate the effects of age-related macular degeneration by improving retinal energy production

The research team from the University of Minnesota Department of Ophthalmology published a study in Redox Biology, May 2020 where they treated mitochondrial dysfunction in cells from AMD patients with four molecules, N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC), Rapamycin, Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ), and nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN).

Unlock the Power of Anti-Aging Plant Medicine: 5 Herbs to Boost Brain Health, Improve Memory and Increase Vitality

Unlock the Power of Anti-Aging Plant Medicine: 5 Herbs to Boost Brain Health, Improve Memory and Increase Vitality

Ayurveda suggests herbs that can help reduce the symptoms of aging by regenerating body cells.Turmeric may also protect your tissues from damage, which can help prevent visible signs of aging like wrinkles and scars.

Weekly Health Quiz: Cholesterol and Life Expectancy

Weekly Health Quiz: Cholesterol and Life Expectancy

For comparison, each year 100 people die from being struck by lightning, 200 die from choking on food, 350 die from slip and fall accidents in the bath or shower.

Is Macular Degeneration Preventable?

Is Macular Degeneration Preventable?

Given the reality macular degeneration has gone from being an extremely rare disorder more than a century ago to one that is found at increasingly alarming rates in developed countries around the world, Knobbe points to higher intakes of processed food — not aging or genetics — as the root cause.