Age related macular degeneration doubles heart attack and stroke risk The progressive eye disease, age related macular degeneration, or AMD for short, doubles the risk of dying from a heart stroke or attack, reveals research published before print in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. AMD impacts the centre of the retina at the back of the eye, which is used for fine central vision tasks, such as reading and driving. AMD is most common in older people, among whom it is a major reason behind untreatable blindness in developed countries. Related StoriesMore research needed before recommending antidepressants, Alzheimer's disease drugs for stroke recovery: StudyWyss Institute, UMass synergy to develop drug-device mixture for treating blood clots in stroke patientsHeart strike patients diagnosed and treated for diabetes experience improved cardiac outcomesThe Australian experts assessed the overall and eye wellness of over 3600 people, most of whom were aged 49 years and above in 1992-4 in the beginning of the scholarly study.Within a clinical skills course on patient interaction and taking individual histories, initial – and second-year learners will understand how to respond to possible social networking situations, such as a patient asking to become Facebook friends. Third – and fourth-calendar year medical learners will interview Bronx community people in order to assess how the local patient inhabitants uses internet sites and how online communication might help improve patient health. Ultimately, the study into how our patients use these tools can help us develop a social mass media curriculum that can be integrated into Einstein’s medical education system, said Dr. Grayson.
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