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2011-09-12 05:16:55

(Ivanhoe Newswire) --According to Junior Blind of America), an estimated 47,000 people become blind each year; that means one person goes blind every 11 minutes. There are many aspects that can contribute to blindness and researchers have discovered genetic defects that could cause you to go blind. Using next generation DNA sequencing, researchers from the University of Leeds have discovered what causes rare forms of inherited eye disorders, such as cataracts and glaucoma, in children. The...

Researchers Probe Genetic Link To Blindness
2011-09-09 07:07:33

  University of Leeds researchers have used next-generation DNA sequencing techniques to discover what causes a rare form of inherited eye disorders, including cataracts and glaucoma, in young children. The findings should make it easier to identify families with this condition who are at risk of conceiving children with severely impaired vision, so they can receive appropriate genetic counseling. The work, co-led with colleagues at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia, may...


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