Thursday, August 22, 2013

Opening New Avenues for the Treatment of AMD

“A new study changes our understanding of the pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD),” reports Science Daily. “The researchers found that degenerative changes and loss of vision are caused by impaired function of the lysosomal clean-up mechanism, or autophagy, in the fundus of the eye. The results open new avenues for the treatment of the dry form of AMD, which currently lacks an efficient treatment.” Read more.

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