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Saturday, May 25, 2013
Cause behind blindness in humans identified
The occurrence of this hereditary disease was initially identified in Schapendoes dogs as progress...
Patients enroll in US stem cell trials on blindness
The first clinical trials that examine the use of stem cells to treat two forms of blindness are re...
New therapies to reverse blindness on the anvil
A team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison used a recently developed technology t...
Ranibizumab ‘has potential to prevent blindness`
Neil M. Bressler, M.D., of Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and collea...
Now, a new technique to detect onset of blindness!
Scientists have developed a new technique which they claim will help detect healthy people at risk o...
Now, an eye jab that cures blindness!
Scientists have developed a steroid implant which they claim could cure blindness.
Omega-3 fatty acids keep blindness at bay
Research has shown that omega-3 fatty acids-commonly found in fish oil-can prevent retinopathy.
Statins may prevent diabetic-related blindness
Researchers have found that a statin drug that is often known by the brand-name Lipitor may help pre...
Omega-3 fatty acids keep blindness at bay
Omega-3 fatty acids, commonly found in fish oil can prevent retinopathy.
`Discovered`: What causes blindness!
There are two types of AMD -- wet and dry. Drugs have only been developed to stabilise wet AMD.
Diabetics risk blindness with just 2 drinks a day
Diabetics who drink just two glasses of wine a day are at greater risk of losing their sight.
Two drinks a day pose risk to diabetics
Diabetics, please note-drinking as little as two goblets of wine daily can raise your risk of losing...
Eating oily fish keeps blindness at bay
A diet rich in oily fish could hold the key to preventing blindness in the elderly, a study says.
Stem cells for curing blindness ready for tests
Researchers have given the green light to inject embryonic stem cells into the eyes of teenagers.
Electronic implants to give sight back to blind
Electronic implants that restore vision in people with retinal dystrophy may soon be reality.
New study on lead exposure paves way for blindness treatment
Scientists have discovered some unexpected effects of lead exposure that may one day help prevent an...
Vitamin A pill ‘can prevent old-age blindness in millions’
A drug based on vitamin A could prevent millions from going blind as they get older.
Brit scientists crack gene code of blindness-causing disease
Brit scientists have discovered the gene that could trigger glaucoma—a common eye disease that cause...
A gene therapy that restores vision
In a finding that could lead to treatment of genetic blindness, American researchers have develope...
Gene discovery may offer blindness cure
Researchers have uncovered a new gene that could help save the sight of patients with a type of inhe...
Drug shows promise against river blindness
Closantel, an old drug used to treat sheep and cattle infected with liver fluke, may prove effective...
Saffron may halt or reverse sight loss
Indian yellow spice saffron may help people from incurable blindness, according to a new study.
Marigolds can treat blindness?
Believe it or not, marigolds can treat blindness -- as a British optician has claimed to have rega...
Eye floaters and flashes of light can lead to blindness
Eye floaters and flashes of light can lead to blindness if left untreated, a new study led by an Ind...
Stem cell therapy `for blindness` on the anvil
In what`s claimed to be a ground -breaking research, scientists are to use embryonic stem cell the...
Non-correctable vision problems mean increased death risk
Vision problems that cannot be corrected are linked to heightened risk of death among people between...
Now, single jab that could prevent blindness
Researchers at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland have developed a new method to inject drug into the b...
Gene therapy improves vision for as long as one year
Three patients, who received gene therapy for an inherited form of blindness, continued having visio...
Gene therapy to treat blindness on the anvil
In a novel study, American and Arab researchers are working together to develop a gene therapy that ...
Fish oils may help prevent blindness in elderly
Fish oils could help prevent blindness in elderly people, according to US research. Macular degenera...
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