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Women taking vitamins B6 and B12 and folic acid–as compared to women not taking these supplements–were found to have a 34% lower risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and a 41% lower risk of the advanced form.

Christen, William G., Robert J. Glynn, Emily Y. Chew, Christine M. Albert, and JoAnn E. Manson. Folic Acid, Pyridoxine, and Cyanocobalamin Combination Treatment and Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Women. Arch Intern Med. Feburary 2009; 169(4): 335-41. http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/reprint/169/4/335

Reference

Title
Folic Acid, Pyridoxine, and Cyanocobalamin Combination Treatment and Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Women
Publication
Arch Intern Med
Publication Date
Feburary 2009
Authors
Christen, William G., Robert J. Glynn, Emily Y. Chew, Christine M. Albert, and JoAnn E. Manson
Volume & Issue
Volume 169, Issue 4
Pages
335-41
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