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Age-related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration

30 articles.
Revolutionary Eye Drops to Treat Macular Degeneration

Scientists have developed eye drops that could spell the end of painful injections directly into the eye to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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Low-Glycemic Diet for Macular Degeneration

Researchers find that switching from a high to a low-glycemic diet may stop age-related eye disease by arresting damage to the retina.

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Fish Oil Component Boosts Damaged Brain, Retinal Cells

Research reveals for the first time that NDP1 triggers the production of a protective protein against toxic free radicals and injury in the brain and retina.

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Posted on Dec. 6, 2016, 6 a.m. in Age-related Macular Degeneration Genetic Research
New Protein Linked to Aging & Age-Related Diseases

The discovery of Tmem135 could lead to the development of new treatments for conditions causing sight loss in later life.

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Plant Compounds Support Eye Health

Carotenoids may augment macular pigment and improve contrast sensitivity.

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Posted on May 31, 2016, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Age-related Macular Degeneration Vitamins
“D”egenerating Vision

Low vitamin D blood levels may raise the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), among women at genetic risk for the disease.

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Posted on June 15, 2015, 6 a.m. in Stem Cell Age-related Macular Degeneration
End to Vision Loss In-Sight

Stem cell injection may slow or reverse the effects of early-stage age-related macular degeneration (ARMD).

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Omega-3s in the Battle Against Blindness

Omega-3 fatty acids inhibit blood vessel growth in age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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Posted on July 2, 2014, 8:24 a.m. in Age-related Macular Degeneration Functional Foods
Grapes May Protect Eye Health

Three servings of grapes a day may help to preserve the structure and function of the retina.

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Posted on Jan. 13, 2014, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Age-related Macular Degeneration Vitamins
Oranges May Help to Protect Vision

Antioxidant-rich foods – including oranges, whole grains, coffee, and tea – may help to lower the risk of cataracts, among aging women.

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