08.23.19

High Levels of Exhaust Pollutants May Raise Risk for AMD

Source: Reuters

Exposure to high levels of exhaust may raise the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a new study suggests, according to a Reuters report.

In a study of nearly 40,000 people in Taiwan, researchers found that high levels of exhaust could nearly double the risk of the age-related eye condition, which damages the macula, the part of the eye needed for sharp, central vision.

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