New study: Common degenerative eye disease may be triggered by tiny mineral deposits

New research from scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has found that tiny lumps of calcium phosphate may be an important triggering factor for age-related macular degeneration, a degenerative eye disease that can cause severe vision loss and blindness. This is the first time these mineral deposits have been implicated in the disease, which affects more than 10 million Americans. The article appears in the latest issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. —> Read More Here


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