A geographic approach to senile cataracts

@article{Simoons2005AGA,
  title={A geographic approach to senile cataracts},
  author={Frederick J. Simoons},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={27},
  pages={257-264}
}
Examined in this article is presently available evidence for the hypothesis that some types of senile cataracts may be brought on by decades-long consumption of milk and milk products. The author approaches the question from a background of research in the geography and history of dairying as these relate to present-day differences among the world's peoples in prevalence of primary adult lactose malabsorption, which is based on a deficiency of the enzyme lactase in adulthood. Among peoples who… CONTINUE READING

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