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2014-02-10 23:24:41

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss in people over the age of 55 and it roughly affects 15 million Americans. Mechanicsburg,

2013-08-15 20:46:06

In a study published on line this week in the journal Human Molecular Genetics, Drs. Donita Garland, Rosario Fernandez-Godino, and Eric Pierce of the Ocular Genomics Institute at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, along with their colleagues.

2012-04-09 09:26:35

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin 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).

2011-08-15 06:39:22

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of blindness in America.

2011-08-08 19:50:44

A new risk assessment model may help predict development of advanced age-related macular degeneration.

2011-01-10 15:39:04

An estimated 6.5 percent of Americans age 40 and older have the eye disease age-related macular degeneration, a lower rate than was reported 15 years ago.

2010-06-24 15:53:24

The most common – and under-diagnosed – genetic disease in humans just may be a cause of the worst form of macular degeneration.

2010-06-15 14:33:53

Early-stage age-related macular degeneration appears to be related to modifiable risk factors, including smoking and low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL or "good" cholesterol).

2010-01-04 14:38:29

Scientists discover the relationship between 2 blood proteins plays a pivotal role in staving off the condition.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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