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2010-07-22 01:49:05

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) believe they may have found a new treatment for retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a severe neurodegenerative disease of the retina that ultimately results in blindness.

2010-07-15 04:29:00

TOKYO, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- R-Tech Ueno, Ltd. announced on July 15 the completion of the Phase II clinical study on the ophthalmic solution UF-021 (product name Ocuseva (TM)) under development as a therapeutic drug for retinitis pigmentosa (Note 1).

2010-07-14 14:18:11

Scientists from The Vision Centre have reported remarkable progress in developing ways to restore sight to people suffering from age-related vision loss.

2010-07-07 15:45:15

It's safe to say that cilia, the hairlike appendages jutting out from the smooth surfaces of most mammalian cells, have long been misunderstood – underestimated, even.

2010-06-25 15:11:33

Retinitis pigmentosa affects over one million people worldwide and is manifested by a progressive loss of sight, eventually leading to blindness.

2010-06-14 13:06:09

Usher syndrome (USH), an inherited condition involving both hearing and vision loss, is not a simply recessively inherited disease.

2010-06-14 13:01:08

Researchers working toward cure for pigmentosa; other retinal diseases.

2010-06-03 04:20:00

TOKYO, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce that the Phase II clinical study of UF-021, product name Ocuseva (TM), which we are developing as a therapeutic drug for retinitis pigmentosa (note 1), has been completed. Retinitis pigmentosa is an intractable disease where therapeutic drugs or therapeutic methods have not been established yet.

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2010-05-27 07:57:10

Complex tissue structure – a first – offers hope to millions with degenerative eye disorders.


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