Nanoscope Therapeutics Receives Fast Track Designation by the FDA for MCO-010 for the Treatment of Stargardt Disease
DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2023 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Nanoscope Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing gene therapies for retinal degenerative diseases, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... Regenerative Medicine, Ophthalmology, FDA Nanoscope Therapeutics, Stargardt, optogenetic, gene therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 30, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eris buys nine derma brands from Glenmark for Rs 340 crore
The nine brands have sales of Rs 87.30 crores for FY22, which represents valuation of 3.9x of the sales of these brands in FY22. The acquired brands include antifungals Onabet, Luligee; topical steroids Halovate, Sorvate, Dosetil and Powercort, demelanising agent Demelan, vitamin-A gels - Aceret. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 18, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Upstate researcher awarded grant to study retinal diseases
The EMZ Foundation aims to support outstanding investigators at the early stages of their careers who show innovation and promise in vision research. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 10, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Research Source Type: news

Prolonged screen time may cause retinal detachment - risk of 'blindness' warns expert
Constant exposure to screens may lead to elongation of the retina, and eventually, retinal detachment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Perceive Biotherapeutics Attracts $78M Series B Financing to Advance Diversified Pipeline
Funding to fuel company's progress as it drives lead AMD program into the clinic and continues development progress across extensive ophthalmology pipeline SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2023 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Perceive ... Biopharmaceuticals, Ophthalmology, Venture Capital Perceive Biotherapeutics, retinal blindness (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 5, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eye injections hailed by experts as 'big step' in fighting sight loss for 50,000 Britons a year
Thousands of people at risk of blindness could be spared monthly injections thanks to a new drug (file photo) that slows the progression of common eye problem, retinal vein occlusion. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Ways the World Got Better In 2022
Over the past year, the headlines have been dominated by alarming events: the Russian invasion of Ukraine, high inflation, supply chain shortages, and the threat of food insecurity for many nations. But 2022 was also a year of milestones toward a better future, scientific breakthroughs, and stories of hope. Here’s a look at 10 stories of human progress from the last 12 months. 1. We found out that civilization reached peak agricultural land For nearly all of human history, producing more food required more land. But starting in the early 1900s, and continuing through the next 100 years, four powerful forces—syn...
Source: TIME: Health - December 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tony Morley Tags: Uncategorized climate change freelance global health Health Care healthscienceclimate Londontime Source Type: news

Can Eye Screening Help Predict Kidney Failure Risk? Can Eye Screening Help Predict Kidney Failure Risk?
A retinal aging score based on a deep-learning prediction model is associated with the risk of developing end-stage kidney disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 21, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Shaken baby syndrome in an infant treated for retinopathy of prematurity with anti-VEGF injection - Devebacak A, Bekmez S, Eris E, Mayali H, Yurtseven I, Celik Y, Ba ğ Ö.
We present the case of an infant who received bevacizumab treatment for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) and developed retinal hemorrhages 12 weeks later. Although preretinal hemorrhages along the ROP's ridge were a concern for recurrence, we decided to in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Treatment Type Doesn't Affect Risk of Retinal Detachment in DR Treatment Type Doesn't Affect Risk of Retinal Detachment in DR
Giving intravitreal injection only, or laser only, makes no difference to risk of later retinal detachment in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy, nor does 6-months plus loss to follow-up.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 7, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Mega-study: Omega-3s, folic acid, CoQ10 benefit heart, but beware of beta carotene
Instead of singling out vitamins and minerals that may help heart health, researchers hope their comprehensive review of many studies will pave the way for clinical trials to identify the best mix of micronutrients. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gene and Cell Therapies Used in Treatment
Gene therapy offers new hope for people with some forms of inherited retinal dystrophy. Find out what’s available now and how to find a clinical trial. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Diagnosis and Why It Matters
For most types of inherited retinal dystrophy, there is no cure. Find out why early diagnosis is still critical for your quality of life. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Being Diagnosed With Inherited Retinal Dystrophy
Being diagnosed with a hereditary vision disease is life-changing. Learn how someone with retinitis pigmentosa manages life with low vision. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Genetics Are Involved
Inherited retinal dystrophies are disorders passed down through families. Learn how this affects which one you may have, diagnosis, and possible treatment. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news