Retinal degeneration

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Retinal degeneration

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Retinal degeneration" returned 325 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The role of sub-retinal fluid in determining treatment outcomes in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration--a phase IV randomised clinical trial with ranibizumab: the FLUID study.
 

Author(s): Jennifer J Arnold, Caroline M Markey, Nicol P Kurstjens, Robyn H Guymer

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With increasing experience using anti-VEGF therapy for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD), ophthalmologists have shifted away from a "one size fits all" to an "individualised" approach based on disease activity with the aim of achieving a fluid-free ...

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2016

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Involvement of Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in TULP1 Induced Retinal Degeneration.
 

Author(s): Glenn P Lobo, Adrian Au, Philip D Kiser, Stephanie A Hagstrom

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Inherited retinal disorders (IRDs) result in severe visual impairments in children and adults. A challenge in the field of retinal degenerations is identifying mechanisms of photoreceptor cell death related to specific genetic mutations. Mutations in the gene TULP1 have been associated ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2016

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Transplantation of human embryonic stem cell-derived retinal tissue in two primate models of retinal degeneration.
 

Author(s): Hiroshi Shirai, Michiko Mandai, Keizo Matsushita, Atsushi Kuwahara, Shigenobu Yonemura, Tokushige Nakano, Juthaporn Assawachananont, Toru Kimura, Koichi Saito, Hiroko Terasaki, Mototsugu Eiraku, Yoshiki Sasai, Masayo Takahashi

Journal: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.. 2016 Jan;113(1):E81-90.

 

Retinal transplantation therapy for retinitis pigmentosa is increasingly of interest due to accumulating evidence of transplantation efficacy from animal studies and development of techniques for the differentiation of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) and induced pluripotent stem ...

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2016

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The terms "Retinal degeneration" returned 41 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Retinal degeneration following lead exposure - functional aspects.
 

Author(s): Andrzej Sobieniecki, Izabela Gutowska, Anna MachaliƄska, Dariusz Chlubek, Irena Baranowska-Bosiacka

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Due to the prevalence of lead (Pb) in the environment, the neurotoxic effects on the human body have become an important clinical problem. Despite that Pb concentration in the environment decreased after banning its use in petrol, it is still a significant issue which can affect child ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2015

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Therapeutic Approaches to Histone Reprogramming in Retinal Degeneration.
 

Author(s): Andre K Berner, Mark E Kleinman

Journal: Adv. Exp. Med. Biol.. 2016 ;854():39-44.

 

Recent data have revealed epigenetic derangements and subsequent chromatin remodeling as a potent biologic switch for chronic inflammation and cell survival which are important therapeutic targets in the pathogenesis of several retinal degenerations. Histone deacetylases (HDACs) are ...

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2015

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Dementia of the eye: the role of amyloid beta in retinal degeneration.
 

Author(s): J A Ratnayaka, L C Serpell, A J Lotery

Journal: Eye (Lond). 2015 Aug;29(8):1013-26.

 

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the most common causes of irreversible blindness affecting nearly 50 million individuals globally. The disease is characterised by progressive loss of central vision, which has significant implications for quality of life concerns in ...

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Quality of Life Measures in Patients With Retinal Degeneration
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Retinal Degeneration

 

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2016

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Treatment of Cystoid Macular Edema in Patients With Retinal Degeneration
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Retinal Degenerations

 

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2014

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Color Vision as a Measure for Inherited Retinal Diseases
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Healthy Volunteer; Retinal Disease; Inherited Retinal Degeneration

 

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2016

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