The study of female health professionals found a 35 percent to 45 percent lower risk of visually significant age-related macular degeneration during 10 years of follow-up among those who regularly consumed fish.
What does ARMD stand for?
ARMD stands for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (eye disease)
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We have 18 other meanings of ARMD in our Acronym Attic
- Agriculture and Resource Management Council of Australia and New Zealand
- Audit, Risk Management and Compliance Committee (National Roads and Motorists' Association Limited; Strathfield, Australia)
- Academy of Rec.Music.Christian Halfwits Advancing Integrity in Recording (informal newsgroup music awards group)
- Aggregate Remote Memory Copy Interface (software)
- Associate of the Royal Manchester College of Music
- Affiliated Realty and Management Company
- Armament Materiel Readiness Command
- Amicale Rétro Moto Cyclo de l'Ouest Parisien (French vintage motorcycle club)
- Accounts Receivable Management Corporation
- Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (NASA)
- Age-Related Macular Disease (eye disease)
- ATAPI Removable Drive
- Autosomal Recessive Muscular Dystrophy
- Army Damage Assessment System
- Autosomal Recessive Muscular Dystrophy of Childhood (neuromuscular dystrophy)
- US Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (US Army)
- Associated Resources for Management and Development, Inc. (Quezon City, Philippines)
- American Red Magen David for Israel
- Accounts Receivable Management & Data Services
Samples in periodicals archive:
The relationship of dietary lipid intake and age-related macular degeneration in a case-control study: AREDS Report No.
Recent studies suggest that eating a diverse mix of colorful fruits and vegetables, which are good sources of antioxidants, may help protect against a vision-robbing retinal condition called age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of severe vision loss among the elderly, and known risk factors include cigarette smoking, obesity and a family history of the disease.
They conclude that the variant boosts risk threefold and estimate that it could account for roughly half of all age-related macular degeneration cases.