Friday, July 27, 2012

Interrupting the Damage Caused by Diabetic Retinopathy

"Researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center have identified a compound that could interrupt the chain of events that cause damage to the retina in diabetic retinopathy," according to Science Daily. "The finding is significant because it could lead to a novel therapy that targets two mechanisms at the root of the disease: inflammation and the weakening of the blood barrier that protects the retina." Read more.

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