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Dec 13, 2012, 03:00 ET Le ONG premono per disinnescare una "bomba a orologeria europea" della perdita della vista legata all'età

L'AMD Alliance International  (AMDAI), l'Unione mondiale dei ciechi  (WBU, World Blind Union) e l'Agenzia internazionale...


Dec 13, 2012, 03:00 ET Las ONGs avanzan para detener la "bomba de relojería europea" de la pérdida de visión relacionada con la edad

La AMD Alliance International  (AMDAI), la World Blind Union  (WBU) y la International...


Dec 13, 2012, 03:00 ET Sehverlust im Alter - NRO drängen auf Entschärfung einer "europäischen Zeitbombe"

DieAMD Alliance International (AMDAI), die Weltblindenunion (WBU) und die italienische Zweigstelle...


Dec 13, 2012, 03:00 ET La perte de la vue liée à l'âge : une « bombe à retardement en Europe » que les ONG engagent à désamorcer

AMD Alliance International (AMDAI), la World Blind Union (WBU) et l'International Agency for the Prevention of...


Dec 13, 2012, 03:00 ET NGOs Push to Disarm a "European Time Bomb" of Age-Related Sight Loss

AMD Alliance International  (AMDAI), World Blind Union  (WBU) and International Agency for the Prevention of...


Apr 14, 2011, 09:00 ET AMD Alliance Issues Global Call to Action to Improve Care of Patients with Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a Leading Cause of Vision Loss in Developed World

AMD is a leading cause of blindness in the developed world, affecting approximately 30 million people worldwide, with a price tag of nearly $343...


Apr 13, 2011, 10:31 ET World's Leaders on Macular Disease Convene in New York on April 16 for AMD Alliance International (AMDAI) Meeting

AMD Alliance International (AMDAI) will host its annual global conference on April 16, 2011 in New York at Lighthouse International.  The...


Sep 17, 2008, 01:00 ET Study Reveals Need for Increased Understanding of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

TORONTO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in those over 50 and...


Nov 15, 2006, 00:00 ET Smoking Doubles the Risk of Vision Loss from Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ - "Butting out" can help save eyesight according to recent studies that indicate smokers double their risk of...


Sep 20, 2006, 01:00 ET Age-Related Macular Degeneration can lead to Depression and Suicide

BALTIMORE, MD, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ - A White Paper(1) issued today by AMD Alliance International (AMDAI) reports that the impact of vision loss...


Sep 14, 2004, 01:00 ET Early Detection of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Key to Preserving Vision

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- AMD Alliance International today started a nationwide campaign to encourage people over the age of 50 to...


Sep 24, 2003, 01:00 ET 200 million put eyesight at risk says major Gallup survey

TORONTO, NEW YORK, LONDON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ - More than 200 million people risk losing their sight by not having regular eye tests, according...