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Oily fish ‘can halt eye disease’

Posted on: Jun 11, 2009

People with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) should eat oily fish at least twice a week to keep their eye disease at bay, say scientists. Omega-3 fatty acids found in abundance in fish like mackerel and salmon appear to slow or even halt the progress of both early and late stage disease. The researchers base their […]

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Taking A Look At The Different Types Of Macular Degeneration

Posted on: May 06, 2009

Macular degeneration primarily affects people who are 65 years of age or older. This eye disease is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness for people in this age bracket. With the baby boomers hitting their golden years in an ever increasing amount, this is causing doctors to diagnose more and more cases of […]

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