domingo, 18 de mayo de 2014

May is Healthy Vision Month


Genomics and Health Impact Update with double helix

May is Healthy Vision Month

hand holding glasses on eye chart
NIH Information: Keep your eyes healthy: Know your family historyExternal Web Site Icon We get our eye color from our parents, but did you know that eye health can be hereditary, too?
The CDC Vision Health Initiative (VHI) promotes vision health and quality of life for all populations, through all life stages
Family history of macular degeneration.External Web Site Icon If someone in your family had macular degeneration, you're more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration. From the Mayo Clinic
Did you know? > 300 genes have been reported in relation to risk and outcomes of macular degeneration including 29 genomewide association studies? To find out more, visit the HuGE NavigatorExternal Web Site Icon

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