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New genetic mutation behind childhood glaucoma identified

November 30, 2022

An international team led by Harvard Medical School scientists has discovered a new genetic mutation that may be a root cause of severe cases of childhood glaucoma, a devastating condition that runs in families.
retina blood vessels

One of two widely used AMD drugs outperforms other at weaning patients off treatment at one year, preliminary study shows

November 30, 2022

A pilot study of 106 patients with “wet” AMD revealed that nearly half of patients treated with Eylea could safely stop therapy after one year, compared to only 17% of patients treated with Avastin.
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Brain cells use a telephone trick to report what they see

November 29, 2022

A new study from Duke University finds that single neurons conveying visual information about two separate objects in sight do so by alternating signals about one or the other.

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Last updated: July 30, 2019