Inverse association of female hormone replacement therapy with age-related macular degeneration and interactions with ARMS2 polymorphisms.

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Purpose. To investigate whether female reproductive history and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or birth control pills (BCPs) influence risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and whether genetic factors interact with HRT to modulate AMD risk. Methods. Related and unrelated female participants (n = 799) were examined and data were analyzed with… (More)
DOI: 10.1167/iovs.09-4000

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