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MAR 25, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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FDA again expands usage of Regeneron eye drug Eylea

(Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's big-selling eye drug Eylea to treat diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in adults. The Food and Drug Administration decision marked the fourth approval for Eylea, an injectable medicine sold in partnership with French drugmaker Sanofi. "Today's approval gives patients with ...

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MAR 25, 2015 - MSNBC

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'There's nothing you cannot do': How a blind woman ran 14 marathons

Running a marathon in perfect health is a challenging task, but imagine how difficult it would be without the ability to see. That is the reality for Columbia-native Ivonne Mosquera-Schmidt, 37, who lost her eyesight as a child due to retinal cancer. But she didn’t let the difficulties blindness presented inhibit her potential, and she can now proudly call herself ...

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MAR 13, 2015 - Health Canal

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Molecule that fixes “leaky” blood vessels can impact cancer, stroke, and blindness

In a new study by Masanobu Komatsu, Ph.D., associate professor in the Cardiovascular Pathobiology Program and Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis Programs, a cellular protein called R-Ras was found to suppress the effects of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), a signaling molecule that helps create new blood vessels and is overexpressed in many tumors. The findings create a new route to ...

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MAR 10, 2015 - Washington Times

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Ocular syphilis cases on West Coast prompt Los Angeles alert

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles County health officials are warning doctors to be on the lookout for patients reporting unusual vision problems, after clusters of syphilis that cause blindness have been reported on the West Coast. The Los Angeles Daily News reported Monday (http://bit.ly/1wWjut7 ) that since December there ...

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