Thursday, June 13, 2013

Connection between Low Birth Weight and Age-Related Vision Loss?

“Medical researchers at the University of Alberta recently published their findings that rats with restricted growth in the womb, causing low birth weights when born, were most susceptible to developing age-related vision loss, compared to their normal weight counterparts,” according to a Science Digest post. “The research team members say additional work needs to be done to see if this same link exists in people, and if it does, doctors will need to better monitor vision concerns in adults who were born with a low birth weight.” Read more.

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