Navigation Links
Smoking Causes Eye Disease

The risk of a degenerative eye disease is raised due to smoking, according to a research. The macula of the eye degenerates with higher levels of smoking, which will affect tasks // like driving and reading which require fine central vision. About 435 people who suffered from end stage macular degeneration were studied along with the partners who lived with them.

It was also found that it was the amount smoked rather than whether someone had ever smoked that was critical. While regularly smoking a pack or more a day for 40 years almost tripled the risk of age related macular degeneration, the risks faced by non-smoking partners had nearly doubled.

It was also discovered that while smoking increased the risk of both types of macular degeneration, geographic atrophy and choroidal neovascularisation, giving up for 20 years or more cut the risk to levels comparable with those for non-smokers.

The research is published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.

Edited (ANI)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. New hope on the Horizon for People Wishing to Quit Smoking
2. Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking
3. Smoking a greater risk than HIV? Yes say health experts!!!!
4. Kick Smoking with Nicotine Drink
5. Smoking spreads Cancer
6. Prescription Drug - Helps People Stop Smoking
7. Quit Smoking
8. Smoking can depreciate intellegence
9. Smoking Delays Pregnancy
10. Smoking Linked To Low Infant Birth Weight
11. GlaxoSmithKline To Cultivate Non-Smoking Environment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Smoking Causes Eye Disease

(Date:9/17/2014)... Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 ... Recovery , an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program ... gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can ... and depression. , “About 20% of Americans who are ... or both,” commented A Forever Recovery’s CEO Per ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... has been reserved for the very healthy. Astronauts ... highest physical and psychological standards to prepare them ... of commercial spaceflight, average people can now fly ... very little information about what medical conditions or ... spaceflight environment, as most medical conditions have never ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... In its latest blog post, Best ... having family close by during a stay in rehab can ... is successful, is highlighting a member of the therapeutic care ... of addicts across the country and around the world: dogs. ... the blood pressure, heart rate, and stress levels in recovering ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... 2014 North Central Surgical Center is ... awards for their top-notch services. The hospital was the ... and GYN surgery. , Hospital-wide, North Central was the ... have received this award for two years in a ... percent in the nation for Patient Safety in 2014 ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A blood ... could provide doctors with a better assessment of the ... If used routinely, this blood test could ... working and actually begins promoting tumor growth, the researchers ... given to patients with advanced prostate cancer and often ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Latest A Forever Recovery Blog Post Explores the Link Between Addiction and Depression 2Health News:Latest A Forever Recovery Blog Post Explores the Link Between Addiction and Depression 3Health News:Space: The final frontier… open to the public 2Health News:Latest Best Drug Rehabilitation Blog Post Highlights How Dogs are Helping Addicts Recover 2Health News:North Central Surgical Center Receives Several Accolades 2Health News:DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer 2
... Romania. But now new cases of deaths of birds have been ... in all directions from the Danube Delta. This delta is a ... all the birds that come to Europe. ... infected with bird flu. ,Bird flu is caused by ...
... loss of lung functions may be prevented by Vitamin ... lungs stand to benefit from greater concentrations of the ... breakfast cereals, dairy products and fatty fish. Exposure to ... vitamin D. ,The University of Auckland’s researchers ...
... depot fire accident has been described as an environmental tragedy ... flames are reportedly spewing out a toxic cocktail of chemicals.// ... fuel tank led to the suspension of the firefighting efforts. ... signal had been given. ,As many as 150 ...
... of patients who suffer from Parkinson disease as a ... to a study conducted by the University of Alabama.// ... the levodopa medication for bringing the symptoms under control. ... levodopa medication may result in dyskinesias and motor fluctuations ...
... Scotland figures have revealed that about 34% of the ... or overweight. The Information Statistics Division (ISD) has published ... directly connected to latter year // problems like ... disease, which may prove to be an expensive proposition ...
... increase in demand for Palliative care for treatment of ... Hospitals, which has been reported in the Journal of ... chemotherapy or other treatments no more works, it is ... their suffering. It is found that there is a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study Says Vitamin D Is Good For Lungs 2Health News:Firefighters Continue To Battle Blaze 2
(Date:9/17/2014)... BRIC Gynecological Devices Market Outlook to ... new report, "BRIC Gynecological Devices Market Outlook to ... Gynecological Devices market. The report provides value, in ... average prices (in US dollars) within market segments ... and Mechanical Sterilization Devices (Tubal Clips and Rings)), ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Sept. 17, 2014 The ambulance ... last decade due to the recession, an ... technological advancements. This BCC Research report analyzes ... of the ambulance and emergency medical services ... and hemorrhage control devices, equipment used for ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... YORK , Sept. 17, 2014 Pomerantz ... PDL BioPharma, Inc. ("PDL BioPharma" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ... S. Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ... BioPharma and certain of its officers and/or directors have ... Act of 1934.  On September 17, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BRIC Gynecological Devices Market Outlook to 2020 2BRIC Gynecological Devices Market Outlook to 2020 3Ambulance and Emergency Equipment: Global Markets 2Ambulance and Emergency Equipment: Global Markets 3Ambulance and Emergency Equipment: Global Markets 4SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of PDL BioPharma, Inc. - PDLI 2
Provides 30% more magnification and twice the field of view. Adjustable focus, with insufflator bulb....
Features a built-in throat illuminator, providing 30% more magnification and twice the field of view. Adjustable focus....
... The Novus Spectra photocoagulator delivers ... in diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) technology. Diode ... power from the compact Novus Spectra ... ensures stable beam output and system ...
A standard, durable and reliable indirect....
Medicine Products: