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    18-Feb-2019 5:00 AM EST

Article ID: 708105

Physicists pinpoint a simple mechanism that makes bacteria resistant to antibiotics

McMaster University

Physicists at McMaster University have for the first time identified a simple mechanism used by potentially deadly bacteria to fend off antibiotics, a discovery which is providing new insights into how germs adapt and behave at a level of detail never seen before.

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14-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST

Article ID: 708187

Heavy Smoking Can Damage Vision, Rutgers Researcher Finds

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage your vision, a study co-authored by a Rutgers researcher finds.

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17-Feb-2019 11:05 PM EST

Article ID: 708144

Dr. Adriana Di Polo Awarded the 2019 Shaffer Prize from Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma Research Foundation

For her research project seeking a new treatment to restore vision in glaucoma patients, Adriana Di Polo, PhD, professor of neuroscience at the University of Montreal, was awarded the 2019 Shaffer Prize for Innovative Glaucoma Research. The 2019 Shaffer Prize was presented on January 31st during ceremonies at the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

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14-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707826

With gene therapy, University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center targets rare form of childhood blindness.

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Newly approved gene therapy is offering a hopeful outlook to some patients with inherited eye disease including a 7-year-old who received treatment at Michigan Medicine.

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11-Feb-2019 7:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 707827

How genetic counselors provide clarity on eye disease

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

For people with inherited eye disease, genetic findings can often guide patients toward applicable clinical trials. or sight-preserving gene therapy.

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10-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707825

7 Healthy Habits to Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

During Macular Degeneration Awareness Month, learn the risk factors for the No. 1 cause of blindness among people over age 50.

Released:
10-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 707411

Top Clinicians and Scientists to Discuss Whether Chronic Diseases Can Be Reversed

Nathan Bryan, Ph.D.

The conference brings together internationally recognized clinicians, scientists and educators who will share their research and clinical insights into the understanding, diagnosis and management of chronic diseases that are rising at an unprecedented rate throughout the US and internationally.

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1-Feb-2019 1:50 PM EST
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Article ID: 707212

Glaucoma detection gets potential boost from virtual reality, brain-based device

NIH, National Eye Institute (NEI)

A wearable brain-based device called NGoggle that incorporates virtual reality could help improve glaucoma diagnosis and prevent vision loss. Duke University researchers funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI) have launched a clinical study testing the device in hopes that it could decrease the burden of glaucoma, a major cause of blindness in the U.S.

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29-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 706962

Researchers discover new biomarker for age-related macular degeneration

University of Alabama at Birmingham

This is the first visual function for incident AMD in older adults with normal macular health and early AMD. Older adults with delayed dark adaptation have a heightened risk for developing AMD within the next few years. Vision in bright light was known to be relatively preserved late into the disease. Night vision is affected much earlier.

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23-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 706783

Faulty molecular master switch may contribute to AMD

NIH, National Eye Institute (NEI)

A signaling pathway controlled by transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta) could be involved in the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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22-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST

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