macular degeneration

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eye disease caused by degeneration of the cells of the macula lutea and results in blurred vision

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The market is lucrative at present, and the rising awareness about the diseases is further expected to boost the growth trajectory of the age related macular degeneration market in the foreseeable future.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Age Related Macular Degeneration, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Common variation in three genes including non coding variant in CFH strongly influences risk of age related macular degeneration. Nat Genet 2006; 38: 1055-9.
Several risk factors have been identified for the development and progression of age related macular degeneration like advancing age, genetic factors, a history of smoking within the past 20 years, white race, hypertension, obesity, high dietary intake of vegetable fat, low dietary intake of antioxidants and zinc and certain ocular risk factors like light iris colour, hypermetropia.
"This is important because stem cell derived RPE are currently in clinical trials for the treatment of age related macular degeneration and Stargardt disease," said Anthony Atala, MD, Editor of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine and director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine.
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A diet high in omega 3 oils can lower the risk of developing age related macular degeneration, says a new study.
In another study, researchers studied 6,734 participants, aged 58 to 69 years old, to evaluate the association between past dietary fat intake and the prevalence of age related macular degeneration (AMD).
SIGNS: A typical symptom of age related macular degeneration