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A Phase III clinical trial of the drug Ranibizumab ( Lucentis ) met its primary efficacy endpoint of maintaining vision in patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD ). Approximately ...


Imaging data from a Phase 2 study of Pegaptanib ( Macugen ) in diabetic macular edema ( DME ) showed a reversal of capillary microaneurysms, retinal ischemia and neovascularization -- all important ...


A single-masked Phase I/II clinical study of the investigational drug Lucentis ( Ranibizumab ) met its primary efficacy endpoint of maintaining vision in patients with wet age-related macular degenera ...


Age-related macular degeneration ( AMD ) is the leading cause of blindness in older patients in the developed world. Vascular endothelial growth factor is one of the key mediators stimulating the ...


A study, published in the JAMA, has found that a diet with a high intake of beta carotene, vitamins C and E, and zinc is associated with a substantially reduced risk of age-related macular degeneratio ...


Researchers at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary ( MEEI ) have found that Chlamydia pneumoniae, a bacterium linked to heart disease and capable of causing chronic inflammation, was present in th ...


People who have elevated homocysteine in their blood, an amino acid that is a known biomarker for cardiovascular disease, may also be at an increased risk of developing age-related macular degeneratio ...


Age-related macular degeneration ( AMD ), one of the leading causes of vision loss in older adults and a person's risk may partly depend upon diet, could be due to quality of carbohydrates, rather tha ...


A paper published in Trends in Neuroscience by Nicolas G. Bazan, at Louisiana State University ( LSU ) Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, reports on the role that the omega-3 fatty acids in fish o ...


A study, led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and published in Nature Genetics, pinpoints the role that two genes, Factor H and Factor B, play in the development of nearly three ou ...


The interplay between genetic predisposition and exposure to modifiable risk factors can multiply the risk for age-related macular degeneration. Age-related macular degeneration ( AMD ) can cause b ...


Current and past smokers appear to have a higher risk of developing late age-related macular degeneration than those who have never smoked. Age-related macular degeneration ( AMD ) is the leading c ...


Individuals who have higher dietary intake of foods with omega-3 fatty acids and higher fish consumption have a reduced risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration, while those with higher serum ...


Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine ( BUSM ) and the VA Boston Healthcare System have shown, at 6 months in a small group of patients, that there is no difference in efficacy between ...


Results for VEGF Trap-Eye ( Aflibercept ophthalmic solution ) from the Phase 3 MYRROR study in myopic choroidal neovascularization ( mCNV ) were presented. Patients receiving VEGF Trap-Eye at a dose o ...