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Gene Therapy to treat Leber Congenital Amaurosis, Improves Retinal Sensitivity in Weeks
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Gene therapy for inherited blindness disorder improves eyesigh...

Susan Mayor 1 London Gene therapy for an inherited disorder that causes vision loss in childhood improves eyesight for one to three years, but the benefits then diminish, two early phase studies have shown. The researchers said that the studies, ... British Medical Journal, 2 hours ago

Long-Term Effects of Retinal Gene Therapy in Childhood Blindness

Current ocular imaging techniques provide extraordinarily high-resolution visualization of the retinal layers, amounting to what has been called in vivo microscopy. Combine this with a battery of sophisticated retinal-function tests, and the retina ...
 New England Journal of Medicine8 hours ago

How Apple Watch changed Molly's life

The Apple Watch can give directions using taps to the wrist. Molly Watt - who is deaf and blind - says it changed the way she gets around. Technological advances are sometimes derided as vacant acts of commercialism, promising much but delivering ...
 Inverell Times34 minutes ago How Apple changed Molly's life  The Press NZ2 hours ago Molly's touching watch discovery  Canberra Times3 hours ago How Apple Watch changed my life  Sydney Morning Herald5 hours ago

Gene therapy may help improve eyesight of some patients

According to researchers, from two trials of gene therapy on an inherited form of blindness in children, it has been found that eyesight of some patients can be improved. According to the researchers, the retina's light sensitivity has been ...
 Topnews.in3 hours ago Spark Therapeutics Drops After Rival Blindness Therapy Effectiveness Declines  TheStreet.com18 hours ago Gene therapy retina disease potential  Austin American Statesman1 day ago Study finds gene therapy to treat blindness wane with time  Malay Mail1 day ago

VIDEO: 3D printing allows this blind mum to feel her unborn son during an ultrasound

Your feelgood video of the day is literally just that. Huggies Brazil commissioned this wonderful story of expectant mum, Tatiana Guerra. She's 30 years old, 20 weeks pregnant and she lost her sight at 17. That means she's been robbed of a ...
 Business Insider Australia6 hours ago Huggies Helped This Blind Mom See Her Pregnancy Ultrasound by 3-D Printing the Baby  Adweek Online12 hours ago Morning update: Huggies helps blind mum see ultrasound, brands mark Star Wars Day  Mumbrella8 hours ago

Shire, FFB ink research agreement for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa treatment

Shire plc and the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB), a non-profit organization, announced a new agreement focused on furthering research for a novel treatment for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (adRP), a rare genetic disease that usually ...
 PharmaBiz4 hours ago Shire and Foundation Fighting Blindness Announce New Research Agreement  ADVFN UK21 hours ago SHIRE : and Foundation Fighting Blindness Announce New Research Agreement  4 Traders21 hours ago

Fracking: Jerry Brown's environmental blind spot

Gov. Jerry Brown may prove to be the greenest government official in American history — emphasis on "may." His announcement last week that California would up its target for reducing carbon emissions — to 40% by 2030 — puts him at the head ...
 Los Angeles Times5 hours ago

Cheap Burning Lasers Entertain, But Can Blind Too

In junior high school in the 1970s, I built a small helium-neon laser. (Yes, I was a science geek.) By built, I mean I ordered a sealed gas tube with mirrors on both ends and built a high-voltage power supply to fire it. The thing emitted a thin, ...
 Forbes.com5 hours ago

Emotional Ad Gives Blind Mom-To-Be The Chance To 'See' Her Baby's Ultrasound

Looking at ultrasound photos of their unborn children can be a very emotional experience for parents-to-be, and for this mom, that first reveal was particularly powerful. 30-year-old expectant mother Tatiana Guerra lost her sight when she was 17, ...
 Huffington Post11 hours ago

Only the Clintons seem blind to foundation's conflicts: Our view

The foundation that Bill Clinton created after leaving the White House in 2001 has many things to commend it. It addresses AIDS, global poverty, childhood obesity and other areas that don't always get the attention they deserve. It also leverages ...
 USA Today8 hours ago
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