Adverum begins next step of wet AMD gene therapy trial
Dosing has started in the second cohort of an ongoing phase 1 clinical trial of gene therapy candidate ADVM-022 for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration...
4 days ago - Healio
Luminate meets primary endpoint in phase 2 trial for dry AMD
A treatment candidate for dry age-related macular degeneration met its primary endpoint in a phase 2 study, with 48% of patients gaining at least eight letters of vision...
12 days ago - Healio
Regenxbio completes dosing in wet AMD phase 1/2a trial
Regenxbio has completed dosing in a phase 1/2a clinical trial of its wet age-related macular degeneration treatment candidate, RGX-314, according to a press release. The trial...
16 days ago - Healio
'Eye-in-a-dish' model helps scientists to uncover 'surprising' AMD gene variant
Researchers have discovered a new genetic variant responsible for blood vessel dysregulation in the development of age-related macular degeneration .
18 days ago - News Medical
FDA partially lifts clinical hold for Adverum's wet AMD gene therapy
The FDA has partially lifted the clinical hold on Adverum Biotechnologies' wet age-related macular degeneration gene therapy treatment candidate ADVM-022, allowing a phase 1...
26 days ago - Healio
'Eye-in-a-dish' model reveals genetic variants that may contribute to AMD
Age-related macular degeneration is one of the most common causes of vision loss in people over age 65.
1 month ago - News Medical
Augmented reality headset may help AMD patients with central vision loss
California-based manufacturer of augmented reality glasses, Ocutrx Vision Technologies, announced a new design for the company's flagship Oculenz AR Wear glasses and its first...
1 month ago - Healio
Same Moisturizer Costs More for Women Than For Men
The study looked at labels like sun protection or anti-aging properties, for sensitive skin, or hypoallergenic, and the only difference between women's amd men's versions was...
1 month ago - Web MD
Cataract surgery improves VA in patients with wet AMD
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Visual acuity significantly increased after cataract surgery in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration, according to a poster...
1 month ago - Healio
VIDEO: Wet AMD gene therapy trial shows optimistic results
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -Allen C. Ho, MD, of Wills Eye Hospital discusses phase 1/2 data from a clinical trial of a gene therapy treatment candidate for wet age-related...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
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Gut Microbes Eat Our Medication: Study
How microbes consume levodopa, the primary treatment for Parkinson's disease has been revealed.
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Allum Bokhari: Facebook aiding tide of ‘political segregation' for goods and...
Breitbart News senior tech reporter Allum Bokhari, who recently uncovered Facebook's process of labeling its users “hate agents,” elaborated on his exclusive report and how he...
Cancer patients share survivorship story, celebrate strength and self-care
To survive in his struggle against an aggressive form of prostate cancer, Bin McLaurin didn't only have to overcome the disease attacking his body. He said he also had to toss...
Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults
Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs.
Renowned Prostate Cancer Expert Challenges Controversial Recommendation...
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Heads-up 3-D visualization system offers similar safety, efficacy as...
A heads-up 3-D visualization system had similar complication rates and duration of surgery as a traditional binocular microscope for cataract surgery, according to a...
Parkinson's patients enlist in karate classes to fight disease
The martial artists steadied their bodies on the mat, at times moving in sync, snapping their hips and torquing their ligaments to generate force with every blow. Without...
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