Those who take aspirin regularly may be in danger of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), researchers in Australia have found.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for the treatment of the wet form of age-related macular degeneration, called Eylea. Macular degeneration is the leading cause of severe vision loss in the elderly.
Further legislation is needed to empower the federal government to negotiate lower prescription drug prices in Medicare, a bipartisan panel concluded Thursday.
The cancer drug Avastin could be as effective as the more expensive Lucentis at improving the vision of seniors with macular degeneration, according to a report from The New York Times.
Women might be able to prevent macular degeneration by consuming a diet with high levels of Vitamin D, new research says.