Monthly Archives: August 2011

Twin Study Shows Lifestyle, Diet Can Significantly Influence Course of Macular Degeneration Among Individuals With The Same Genetic Susceptibility

BOSTON, MA (Wednesday, August 31, 2011) — Eating a diet high in vitamin D, as well as the nutrients betaine and methionine, might help reduce the risk of macular degeneration, according to new research conducted by New England Eye Center and Tufts Medical Center scientists led by Johanna M. Seddon, MD, ScM, Director of the… Read More


New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center Researchers and Collaborators Around the World Find Two New Genetic Clues to Development of Macular Degeneration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOSTON, MA (Wednesday, August 31, 2011)– New England Eye Center (NEEC) the Ophthalmology Department at Tufts Medical Center and the principle ophthalmic teaching service for Tufts University School of Medicine is pleased to announce that researchers and collaborators from around the world have found two new genetic variants that influence the risk… Read More


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