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New study confirms Mediterranean diet prevents a leading cause of blindness

New York, Oct 2 (IBNS): Evidence is mounting that a poor diet plays an important role in the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness in the United States. A large collaboration of researchers from the European Union investigating the connection between genes and lifestyle on the development of AMD has found that people who adhered to a Mediterranean diet cut their risk of late-stage AMD by 41 percent.

Cases of blindness to rise to 115 million by 2050, finds study

London, Aug 4 (IBNS):The number of cases of blindness is predicted to rise to 115 million by 2050, according to new research published in The Lancet Global Health.