Navigation Links
An Aspirin a Day Can Take the Eyesight Away
Date:4/29/2013

ular degeneration (AMD) was noted. All cases of AMD were broken down into four types: Early AMD, Late AMD, and the subtypes of Late AMD—Neovascular AMD and Pure Geographic Atrophy. The 4926 participants, aged 43 to 86 at the beginning of the study, were asked if they used aspirin at least twice weekly for longer than 3 months.

Over the course of the study, 512 cases of Early AMD were found in 2379 participants who were at risk, and 117 cases of Late AMD were found in 3132 participants that were at risk. Of those participants who used aspirin regularly 10 years prior to their exam, 1.76% showed Late AMD while non-aspirin users showed only a 1.03% incidence. Those with regular aspirin use 10 years prior had an increased incidence of Neovascular AMD but not Pure Geographic Atrophy. There was no effect on the incidence of Early AMD among those who had regularly used aspirin 5 or 10 years previous to their exam.

Klein and her fellow researchers state: “Our findings are consistent with a small but statistically significant association between regular aspirin use and incidence of Neovascular AMD.” This “small association” works out to a 71% overall increased incidence in macular degeneration.

More startling were the results of the research team led by Gerald Liew at the Center for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research, at the University of Sydney (Australia). They published a paper titled: The Association of Aspirin Use With Age-Related Macular Degeneration in the February 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine.

Liew and associates conducted a prospective analysis of data from the Blue Mountains Eye Study in Austr
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Aspiring Photonics Entrepreneurs to Vie for Prizes, Connections in SPIE Startup Challenge
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014 Pursuit Solutions ( http://www.pursuit-solutions.com ... and services for Life Sciences sales and marketing ... of New Commercial Sales Models” by Peter Robinson, ... The article examines some innovative models used to ... tested in the pharmaceutical market. Robinson grades the ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... , Aug. 20, 2014 Clintrax ... services located in Raleigh, NC ... Evans as Vice President of Administration. ... will oversee all corporate processes, including their alignment ... Clintrax Global, Brad worked as an HR executive, ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Livermore, California (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... to develop and apply the most complete climate ... challenging and demanding climate change issues. , Eight ... combining forces with the National Center for Atmospheric ... in the new effort. Other participating national laboratories ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... JOSE, Calif. , Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ ... highlights the transformative collaboration between the school,s bioengineering ... As part of the Intel® Software Academic Program, ... computer sciences and the human body.  ... The study exhibits the work of Dr. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pursuit's Peter Robinson Publishes "Grading Pharma's Use of New Commercial Sales Models" 2Clintrax Global, Inc. Announces Addition to Executive Team 2New Project Is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change 2New Project Is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change 3Intel and University of San Diego Bioengineering Department Release Case Study on Health Sciences Research 2
... Madison Wis - The University of Wisconsin Medical ... integration of the Medical Foundation's clinical data and to ... The foundation has choosen QDX Platform V Integration ... vertical solutions company based in Englewood, Colorado. , ,The ...
... an ATM and point-of-sale (POS) processing business, said ... increase more than 57% in 2003 to 223 million ... was tremendous and makes ACCEL/Exchange one of the nation's ... President of Products and Networks for Fiserv EFT/CNS. "In ...
... Madison, Wis. -- OpGen, Inc. , a provider of ... optical mapping study of a deadly type of brain tumor, ... the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center and professor of ... founder of OpGen, David Schwartz . , ,Optical mapping, ...
Cached Biology Technology:UW Medical Foundation Integrates Medical Records 2OpGen joins UW, Henry Ford Heath in Improving Brain Tumor Treatment 2
(Date:8/20/2014)... salty aroma of sunscreen and seawater signals a relaxing ... that the idyllic beach vacation comes with an environmental ... into the sea, they can become toxic to some ... course for many other marine animals. Their study appears ... . , Antonio Tovar-Sanchez and David Snchez-Quiles point out ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... gene therapy developed by researchers at the University of ... mice from a life-threatening heart condition caused by muscular ... said Yi Lai, Ph.D., the leading author of the ... of Medicine,s Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. "This ... could lead to a treatment for people with this ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... , Aug. 20, 2014  The second annual ... in Tampa, Florida on ... with Steven Rahman, Director, Technology and Strategy at Samsung, ... Experian. The theme of this year,s event is ... "Biometrics UnPlugged: Mobility at the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Gene therapy protects mice from lethal heart condition, MU researchers find 2Biometrics UnPlugged: Mobility at the Crossroads of Commerce & Privacy to Feature Interactive Sessions with Samsung and Experian 2
... soil samples indicates that a group of microorganisms called ... oxidize ammonia, according to an international team of researchers ... , Soil microbes, in a process ... nitrates, which are used as nutrients by plants. , ...
... the sequencing of the chimpanzee genome last year, geneticists have ... our closest evolutionary relative, looking for the differences that distinguish ... the human DNA sequence with the most dramatically increased rate ... is still unknown, but it appears to be directly involved ...
... estimates, hepatitis has become a worldwide health problem, ... abroad. Researchers are experimenting with combinations of ... In research presented today at Digestive Disease ... making significant progress to improve symptoms of the ...
Cached Biology News:Ammonia-loving archaea win landslide majority 2Ammonia-loving archaea win landslide majority 3Researchers identify human DNA on the fast track 2Researchers identify human DNA on the fast track 3Novel therapy combinations gain ground in treating hepatitis 2Novel therapy combinations gain ground in treating hepatitis 3Novel therapy combinations gain ground in treating hepatitis 4Novel therapy combinations gain ground in treating hepatitis 5Novel therapy combinations gain ground in treating hepatitis 6
Rabbit polyclonal to NCoR2, prediluted ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 9612 SwissProtID: Q9Y618...
...
... Anti-Clusterin α chain (human), clone 41D ... Immunogen : Native clusterin purified ... pH 7.4, 0.15M NaCl and 0.05% ... on RIPA lysates from HeLa cells ...
Anti-CoralHue Dronpa Green Monoclonal Antibody Research Focus: cell surface antigens Storage: -20C Shipping Temperature: +4C...
Biology Products: