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Britain's obesity epidemic strikes again: Why patients in their 40s and 50s are losing their sight to cataracts

Arthritis, dementia, osteoporosis – just some of the illnesses we tend to associate with being elderly, and conditions most of us need not worry about until we reach our twilight years. Traditionally, cataracts have always fallen into that category too.  But leading British eye specialists are reporting a worrying increase in the number of cataract cases among people in their 40s and 50s – a good 20 years or more before they usually develop.  Read more...

 

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