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ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many Americans suffer from diabetes and hypertension and, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, these individuals may have an increased risk of developing open-angle glaucoma (OAG). Joshua D.
By studying a mouse model, researchers have obtained new insights about glaucoma, the second most common cause of blindness in the United States.
Elevated pressure inside the eye, cornea thinning, and visual field loss are all markers that glaucoma may progress.
Elevated pressure inside the eye, cornea thinning, and visual field loss are all markers that glaucoma may progress, a new study says.
Jackson Laboratory researchers and their collaborators have reported their discovery of a gene implicated in an acute and severe form of glaucoma known as angle-closure glaucoma (ACG).
It's generally known that African Americans have the highest risk for glaucoma (about 12 percent) among racial groups in the United States.
A Jackson Laboratory research team, working in collaboration with researchers at Brigham and Womenâ€™s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, show that RNA granules--key players in messenger RNA (mRNA) processing--can affect eye development, leading to juvenile cataracts in humans and mice.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of medical innovations in ophthalmology, today announced the closing of a $30 million Series B financing.
Glaucoma â€“ the second leading cause of blindness in the world â€“ is now thought to run in families.
Glaucoma â€“ a leading cause of vision loss and blindness worldwide â€“ runs in families.
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