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Bio-factories: A new treatment for macular degeneration - ABC Online



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Bio-factories: A new treatment for macular degeneration 
ABC Online
The Florey Medal is one of Australia's leading prizes for medical research. This year, the Medal has been awarded to Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy, the Founding Director of the Department of Molecular Ophthalmology at the Lions Eye Institute at the ...

 


More treatment and ongoing research provide hope for people with macular degeneration - News Chief



More treatment and ongoing research provide hope for people with macular degeneration 
News Chief
WINTER HAVEN ? Jeanette Bolick learned about a decade ago she has age-related macular degeneration, a condition targeting the macula or central part of the retina. If the diagnosis had come in the 1990s, she probably would be legally blind today ...

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A pleasant picture for baby boomers: Lower risk of macular degeneration - Madison.com



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A pleasant picture for baby boomers: Lower risk of macular degeneration 
Madison.com
... good news: They have a 60 percent lower risk of developing age-related macular degeneration than the previous generation, according to a UW-Madison study of people in Beaver Dam. And the previous generation, born from 1925 to 1945, has had a 60 ...
Study finds huge decline in risk for AMD in Baby Boom and later generations News-Medical.net

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Zorba Paster: Supplement May Slow Wet Macular Degeneration - Wisconsin Public Radio News



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Zorba Paster: Supplement May Slow Wet Macular Degeneration 
Wisconsin Public Radio News
The progression of a potentially devastating form of partial blindness, wet macular degeneration, can be slowed by taking a supplement loaded with antioxidants, zinc and copper, according to new research published in the British Medical Journal's ...

 


UVA Discovers Trigger for Macular Degeneration That Robs Millions of Vision - University of Virginia



University of Virginia
 
UVA Discovers Trigger for Macular Degeneration That Robs Millions of Vision 
University of Virginia
In a major step forward in the battle against macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among the elderly, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a critical trigger for the damaging inflammation that ...
Researchers find possible trigger for macular degeneration The Charlottesville Newsplex
Researchers at UVA Say They Have Found the Enzyme That Triggers Macular Degeneration Community Idea Stations
Trigger for most common form of vision loss discovered Medical Xpress

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Dr. Zorba Paster: Supplement seems to slow wet macular degeneration - Madison.com



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Dr. Zorba Paster: Supplement seems to slow wet macular degeneration 
Madison.com
According to new research published in the British Medical Journal's Ophthalmology, the progression of a potentially devastating form of partial blindness, wet macular degeneration, can be slowed by taking a supplement loaded with antioxidants, zinc ...
Europe Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Market and Competitive Landscape 2017-2021 - Research and Markets Business Wire (press release)
Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Market -Epidemiology Forecast to 2025 Medgadget (blog)

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Global Age-related Macular Degeneration Partnering 2010 to 2017 - PR Newswire (press release)



Global Age-related Macular Degeneration Partnering 2010 to 2017 
PR Newswire (press release)
The Global Age-related Macular Degeneration Partnering Terms and Agreements since 2010 report provides understanding and access to partnering deals and agreements entered into by the world's leading healthcare companies. Download the full report: https ...

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Large decrease in age-related macular degeneration in baby boomers compared to previous generations - Science Daily



Large decrease in age-related macular degeneration in baby boomers compared to previous generations 
Science Daily
Because of increased life expectancy and an increase in the elderly population with aging of the Baby Boom generation , large numbers of adults are expected to develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in older ...

 


Researchers Identify Enzyme That Triggers Eye Inflammation, Leading to Macular Degeneration - India West



India West
 
Researchers Identify Enzyme That Triggers Eye Inflammation, Leading to Macular Degeneration 
India West
NEW YORK ? Indian American researchers at the University of Virginia have identified an enzyme that serves as a critical trigger for the damaging inflammation that ultimately leads to macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among the ...

 


Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Retinal Degeneration - Medscape



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Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Retinal Degeneration 
Medscape
NEW ORLEANS ? Retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells derived from human embryonic stem cells can be safely transplanted into the eyes of patients with retinal degeneration, with early signs of vision gain, according to pioneers in the field. Two teams ...
Human Embryonic Stem Cells Were Just Used to Fix A Leading Cause of Blindness Futurism
Amir Kashani, MD, PhD: Stem-Cell Based Therapy for Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration MD Magazine

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