NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) ─ Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison published the results of an observational study of women with a genetic predisposition for age-related macular degeneration in the journal Ophthalmology.The study revealed that the odds of developing the blinding eye disorder significantly increases if a person has a history of heavy smoking and consistently did not exercise or eat enough fruits and vegetables.                                   

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