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Potential cure for Dry AMD
There has been a breakthrough in the treatment of the previously untreatable form of macular degeneration ('dry AMD'). Kentucky vision Scientists have discovered the complex chain reaction of proteins and enzymes that happens in t...
AMD increases risk of stroke
People with AMD are at a increased risk of having a stroke, new research has suggested. Following over 12,000 patients over 13 years, the study found that those with any AMD were about 50% more likely to have a stroke than others ...
Avastin challenges Lucentis dominance in wet AMD
The leading wet AMD treatment used in the NHS, Lucentis, is under pressure from a cheaper version called Avastin. Both compounds are from the family of AntiVEGF drugs (anti-vascular endothelial growth factor). In wet AMD, the de...
Immune system could stop AMD
Researchers in Ireland have found that part of the immune system is involved in the development of Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and by controlling it, could prevent the progression of the disease. Using animal and donor...

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