Stem Cells Provide Hope For A Potential Treatment of Glaucoma

New research on stem cells provides hope for a potential treatment of glaucoma which could help the millions of people affected with the condition. Irreversible blindness is most often caused by glaucoma in today’s world. About 1 in 50 people over the age of 40 in the UK struggle with glaucoma. The odds increase for people aged 75 years and older, affecting 1 in 10. Since the condition is age-related, it is becoming more prevalent as the UK population gets older. Glaucoma is often an insidious, progressive condition which results in harm to the optic nerve… (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Please support the Doctors In Chains campaign for the medics tortured and sentenced for up to 15 years in Bahrain. #FreeDoctors
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