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'Miracle' cells could cure blindness
« on: March 12, 2016, 11:19:54 pm »
'Miracle' cells could cure blindness

http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/07/health/using-stem-cells-to-cure-blindness/?iid=ob_homepage_deskrecommended_pool&iref=obnetwork

CNN/By Kieron Monks, for CNN Updated 7:46 AM ET, Fri March 11, 2016

"(CNN)—It's the most common cause of blindness in the Western world and there is no cure.

At least not yet.

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) affects around 15 million people in the U.S. alone, and globally up to 30 million. For most victims, vitamins and pain relief are the best treatment available."


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