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age-related macular degeneration
Findings may help improve treatments for retinopathy and macular degeneration
Growing older is a fact of life, but everyone wants to spend their “golden” years healthy and productive. But along with extra candles on the birthday cake comes a higher risk of developing diseases like Alzheimer’s, sarcopenia (muscle wasting), hearing loss and vision problems like age-related macular degeneration. Scientists at OMRF study these and other […]
Illustration: Doug Chayka We all know regular servings of food from our gardens are important for good health. Now, a new research project at OMRF aims to show how a chemical found in a host of vegetables could help prevent vision loss. With a four-year grant from the National Eye Institute, Dr. Scott Plafker […]