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Macular Degeneration (INACTIVE)

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  • Billy Graham Released From Hospital After Second Bout With Pneumonia

    Billy Graham Released From Hospital After Second Bout With Pneumonia
    ASHEVILLE, NC (KTLA) -- Evangelist Billy Graham was released from the hospital after a second bout with pneumonia, a hospital spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Graham, 93, returned to his home in Montreat, N.C., after a six-day stay in the hospital. "I am...
  • Earning a neck full of medals

    It was a gymnastics meet, but not the we love your business and are giving you a bunch of medals for just showing up kind of a day. No, it was a meet where a serious participant could grow up to be an Olympic Champion. The special gymnast that I was there...
  • Soroptimists celebrate another year of service

    Soroptimists celebrate another year of service
    Members of Soroptimist International of Glendale outdid themselves this year by presenting checks totaling $20,000 to 13 organizations serving women and girls. Their annual luncheon was held on Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Glendale Hilton Hotel. Soroptimist...
  • Stem cell trial's cancellation disappoints paraplegic patient and a Northwestern researcher

    Stem cell trial's cancellation disappoints paraplegic patient and a Northwestern researcher
    Dr. Richard Fessler leaned over his patient's back and sliced through skin, muscle and bone until he exposed the man's spinal cord, crushed just days earlier in a motorcycle crash. He then inserted a syringe into the cable of nerves and injected about...
  • Stem cells show promise correcting poor vision

    Stem cells show promise correcting poor vision
    Two patients with vision problems who received injections of retinal cells made from human embryonic stem cells have seen marked improvement in their vision four months later, according to a preliminary study on the safety and efficacy of the pioneering...
  • Treatment improves for age-related sight loss

    Treatment improves for age-related sight loss
    Peter Miller was a high-powered businessman who owned several electronic security firms when he was diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration in 1999. Like so many people who lose their central vision, Miller couldn't imagine life without the...
  • Doctors predict 'boom' in eye diseases

    Doctors predict 'boom' in eye diseases
    In a year where an estimated 2.8 million Baby Boomers will celebrate their 60th birthday, age-related eye diseases are becoming increasingly important health issues, according to the American Optometric Association (AOA). The AOA is reminding Americans 60...
  • Common eye problems

    Common eye problems
    Few 40-year-olds' to-do lists include "Be proactive about not going blind," so you might have to play catch-up. Age 40 really is the time to start protecting your eyes against serious diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration, neither of which...