Keyword Results for 'macular degeneration'
Fish oil may not help prevent age-related blindness May 6, 11:24 am
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Adding the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, the omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA, or both to a formulation of antioxidant vitamins and minerals that has shown effectiveness in reducing risk of progression to advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) did not further help reduce the risk, a new study has found.
Washington, April 3 (ANI): A study led by an Indian origin scientist has suggested that targeting cholesterol metabolism in the eye might help prevent a severe form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), one of the most common causes of blindness in older people.
Foods that can keep your eyes healthy Mar 17, 11:36 am
Washington, March 17 (ANI): It is possible to aid eye health through nutrition and supplements, experts at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
Southampton Varsity lists seven genetic risk factors associated with common eye disorder Mar 6, 1:02 pm
London, Mar. 6 (ANI): An international group of researchers, including scientists from the University of Southampton, has discovered seven new regions of the human genome-called loci-that are associated with increased risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness.
7 new genes linked to common cause of blindness in elders Mar 4, 12:29 pm
London, March 4 (ANI): An international team of investigators has identified seven new genetic regions associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a common cause of blindness in older individuals.
Regular aspirin use may triple risk of blindness in older people Jan 22, 10:49 am
Washington, January 22 (ANI): Regular aspirin use appears to be associated with an increased risk of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which is a leading cause of blindness in older people, and it appears to be independent of a hist
Washington, December 19 (ANI): A new study has found that regular aspirin use ten years ago was associated with a small but statistically significant increase in the risk of neovascular age-related macular degeneration.
Washington, December 13 (ANI): Between 40 to 50 percent of older adults with visually impairing eye disease limit their activities due to a fear of falling, according to a new study.
Compound found in rosemary promotes eye health in rodents Nov 28, 2:51 pm
Washington, November 28 (ANI): Carnosic acid, a component of the herb rosemary, protects retinas from degeneration and toxicity in cell culture and in rodent models of light-induced retinal damage, Sanford-Burnham researchers have discovered.
Washington, November 12 (ANI): The primary treatment for wet macular degeneration, a chronic eye condition that causes vision loss, is effective even if patients have macular traction problems, a new study has shown.
London, Oct 4 (ANI): An 89-year-old woman in Northern California, who was blind for seven years, has spoken of her joy at being able to see better than ever, after receiving a pioneering pea-sized telescope implant.
Washington, October 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells - which are derived from adult human skin cells but have embryonic properties - could soon be used to restore vision in people with macular degeneration and other diseases that affect the eye's retina.
Washington, August 7 (ANI): A new study led by an Indian origin researcher has made an exciting finding in the "dry" form of age-related macular degeneration known as geographic atrophy (GA).
Bionic eye comes closer to reality May 2, 6:09 pm
Sydney, May 2 (ANI): Australian researchers say they could be months away from offering hope to people with macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa, the leading causes of sight loss in industrial countries.
Cause of age-related macular degeneration revealed Apr 27, 3:34 pm
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new study led by an Indian origin scientist has made a major breakthrough in the "dry" form of age-related macular degeneration known as geographic atrophy (GA).
Inflammatory component behind major eye disease identified Apr 9, 2:58 pm
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that a part of the immune system called the inflammasome is involved in regulating the development of one of the most common forms of blindness, called Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
US woman forced to retire car after 576k miles on road Apr 4, 5:45 pm
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): A 93-year-old Florida woman, who has driven a total of 576,000 miles in the same 1964 Mercury Comet Caliente, has been forced to give up driving due to age-related macular degeneration in both eyes.
Genetic basis of age-related macular degeneration identified Feb 24, 4:42 pm
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Scientists have identified genes whose expression levels can identify people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) as well as tell apart its subtypes.
Judi Dench says she's not going blind Feb 21, 2:43 pm
New York, Feb 21 (ANI): Judi Dench, who was reported to be 'going blind' due to an eye condition, has rubbished all such rumours.
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Dame Judi Dench has been has been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration, which has been robbing her of her eyesight.
Grapes may help prevent age-related blindness Jan 20, 12:28 pm
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Eating grapes may slow or help prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a debilitating condition affecting millions of elderly people worldwide, say researchers.
Vitamin D pills may help prevent blindness in elders Jan 17, 3:31 pm
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Vitamin D supplements have been found to stave off the devastating condition age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, a common cause of blindness.
Grapes may help stave off age-related visual degeneration Jan 13, 12:09 pm
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Grapes provide more antioxidant protection for the eyes and may help prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a new study has found.
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A daily supplement derived from marigolds may prevent millions of people from losing their eyesight from age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Scientists have identified a rare genetic mutation that predicts a very high risk of age-related macular degeneration - the leading cause of severe visual loss among the elderly.
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