(Bloomberg) — A new study finds that older adults who use aspirin regularly for 10 years or more may have an increased risk of developing wet age-related macular degeneration, an age-related eye disorder that can lead to vision loss.
The risk of AMD is about twice as high for those who regularly took aspirin a decade before researchers detected it in an eye exam compared with those who didn’t take the medicine, according to research this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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