Changes in genes that reduce Cholesterol may increase the incidence of Cataracts

The possibility of getting cataracts and requiring cataract surgery appears to be higher among those with genetic variants linked to decreasing LDL cholesterol similarly to Statin drugs, according to recent research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA). There is some indication from earlier studies that Statins may make cataracts more likely. […]

Cataract drug almost becoming a reality

According to the National Eye Institute, 24.4 million Americans who are 40 or older are affected by cataracts. A cataract is a hazy, thick region that develops in the eye’s lens. When proteins in the eye clump together, the lens is unable to transmit clear images to the retina, which leads to the development of […]

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