age-related macular degeneration

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Related to age-related macular degeneration: glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy
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Noun1.age-related macular degeneration - macular degeneration that is age-related
macular degeneration - eye disease caused by degeneration of the cells of the macula lutea and results in blurred vision; can cause blindness
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The study of female health professionals found a 35 percent to 45 percent lower risk of visually significant age-related macular degeneration during 10 years of follow-up among those who regularly consumed fish.
They were interested in the relationship between plasma levels of the amino acid homocysteine and a particularly aggressive form of age-related macular degeneration known as exudative macular degeneration.
The pair of studies that tracked approximately 41,000 runners for more than seven years found that running reduced the risk of both cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.
Early age-related macular degeneration, cognitive function, and dementia: the cardiovascular health study.
In an investigation called "A Dietary Antioxidant Index and Risk for Advanced Age-Related Macular Degeneration in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study" conducted by the National Eye Institute, researchers evaluated the antioxidant intake of more than 1,700 individuals who were between 60 and 80 years of age.
The most common cause of vision loss in people over 65 in this country is age-related macular degeneration, or AMD.
Murat Kalayoglu and his colleagues at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School, Boston, detected Chlamydia pneumoniae in the ocular tissue of five of nine patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) but in none of 20 people who did not have macular degeneration (Graefes.
FDA Approves New Drug Treatment for Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
Possible benefits include skin protection and reduced risk of cancer, cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.
The Company's primary goal is to develop and commercialize the first breakthrough antiangiogenic drug to reduce vision loss caused by neovascular age-related macular degeneration.
com/research/t2mskf/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Age-Related Macular Degeneration Epidemiology and Patient Flow Analysis - 2012" report to their offering.