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descent to a lower level or condition

Synonyms for degeneration

the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality

the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities

passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form

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National Eye Institute Statement on Study Associating Moderate Wine Consumption With Decreased Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
After eight years, 193 men had developed macular degeneration that was serious enough to interfere with their vision.
In comparison, roughly two out of every 100 people who took aspirin less frequently had the same type of macular degeneration.
1-4) While hypertrophic olivary degeneration can occur with any focal lesion that involves the dentato-rubro-olivary pathway, it is typically associated with lesions that involve the superior cerebellar peduncle (dentatorubral tract), the dentate nucleus, or the central tegmental tract.
An ophthalmologist would probably say it's likely he'll continue to enjoy his reading and TV, provided there's no significant loss of sight associated with your dad's early signs of macular degeneration.
As people are living longer, the incidence of macular degeneration will inevitably increase.
Avastin is approved for treating colorectal cancer, and safety data on using it for macular degeneration are unavailable.
Dry macular degeneration, which affects about 90 percent of those with the condition, occurs over years due to the presence of drusen, fatty deposits under the light-sensing cells in the retina.
This is an exciting study, because for people at high risk for developing advanced age-related macular degeneration these nutrients are the first effective treatment to slow the progression of the disease," says NEI director Paul Sieving.
This study specifically looked at disk degeneration among identical twins whose exercise histories were different.
have announced an exclusive, worldwide license of an investigational therapy for the treatment of the wet form of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), the most common cause of adult-onset blindness, and Diabetic Retinopathy.
Rooney's point is a discovered decisional point in orthopedic repair relating the amount of cartilaginous degeneration in time to the increasing incidence of cardiac arrhythmia in time.
com/research/hhxgt5/wet_neovascular) has announced the addition of Global Markets Direct's new report "Wet (Neovascular / Exudative) Macular Degeneration - Pipeline Review, H2 2012" to their offering.
patent covering proprietary modified stem cells, SB623, for the treatment of retinal degeneration.