Reduce Your Chance of Macular Degeneration: Vitamins Lower Risk of Blindness-causing Disease
Sep 01, 2009 03:00AM
By taking a combination of vitamins B6, B12 and folic acid, women over 40 decreased their risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness, by 34 percent. Before this, the only known prevention method was avoiding smoking. The research comes from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
Source: JAMA/Archives of Internal Medicine, 2009