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Myopia boom (still no mention of vitamin D) – Nature April 2015

The myopia boom Nature April 2015

Short-sightedness is reaching epidemic proportions. Some scientists think they have found a reason why.

They claim decreased sunlight, rather than decreased Vitamin D

  • “In Seoul, a whopping 96.5% of 19-year-old men are short-sighted.”
  • “Other parts of the world have also seen a dramatic increase in the condition, which now affects around half of young adults in the United States and Europe — double the prevalence of half a century ago”


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