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Eye diseases are widespread around the globe. According to the World Health Organization, the most important three eye diseases or conditions that are a potential threat to the global population are diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration. One more vital reason for visual harm is refractive errors. Some of the important reasons for vision loss or low vision are age, healthcare, gender, genetic problems and the prevalence of family history.
New gene therapy can protect visual function in patients with dominant optic atrophy

New gene therapy can protect visual function in patients with dominant optic atrophy

Biomarker for diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases identified in the eye

Biomarker for diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases identified in the eye

New insight into how people with retinal degenerative disease can maintain night vision

New insight into how people with retinal degenerative disease can maintain night vision

Researchers identify metabolically responsive “switch” that reduces tumor growth

Researchers identify metabolically responsive “switch” that reduces tumor growth

Old part of immune system may influence severity of COVID-19

Old part of immune system may influence severity of COVID-19

Newly synthesized peptides show promise for treating gastrointestinal disorders

Newly synthesized peptides show promise for treating gastrointestinal disorders

Researchers gain insight into synthesis and functions of lipids found in tears

Researchers gain insight into synthesis and functions of lipids found in tears

Study could bolster understanding and treatment for rare, genetic eye disease

Study could bolster understanding and treatment for rare, genetic eye disease