A dose–response meta-analysis of dietary lutein and zeaxanthin intake in relation to risk of age-related cataract

@article{Ma2013ADM,
  title={A dose–response meta-analysis of dietary lutein and zeaxanthin intake in relation to risk of age-related cataract},
  author={L. Ma and Zhen-xuan Hao and R. Liu and R. Yu and Q. Shi and J. Pan},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2013},
  volume={252},
  pages={63-70}
}
  • L. Ma, Zhen-xuan Hao, +3 authors J. Pan
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
  • BackgroundLutein and zeaxanthin are thought to have beneficial effects on protecting the lens against cataract formation, but findings from epidemiologic studies have been inconsistent. We aimed to conduct a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies to examine the association between dietary lutein and zeaxanthin intake and risk of age-related cataract (ARC).MethodsWe systematically searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, Web of Science, and Cochrane Library databases up to March 2013. Reference lists from… CONTINUE READING
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