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Category Archives: Cataract

Molecular hydrogen regulates the expression of miR-9, miR-21 and miR-199 in LPS-activated retinal microglia cells

Foundation items: Foundation of Heilongjiang Educational Committee Project, China (No. 12511313); Heilongjiang Provincial Foundation for Youths Project, China (No. QC2011C119); Research Program of Heilongjiang Provincial Health Office, China (No. 2009-197) 1Department of Ophthalmology, the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin 150001, Heilongjiang Province, China 2Department of Ophthalmology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin […]

Hydrogen-Rich Saline as an Innovative Therapy for Cataract: A Hypothesis

Cataract is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. Increasing evidence indicates that oxidative stress is an important risk factor contributing to the development of cataract. Moreover, the enhancement of the antioxidant defense system may be benecial to prevent or delay the cataractogenesis. The term oxidative stress has been de ned as a disturbance in […]