Macular Degeneration Research News: Spring 2017

The spring 2017 edition of Macular Degeneration Research News has information about a cancer drug that may lead to a new treatment for dry AMD, a story about how the implantable miniature telescope enhances sight in a patient with AMD, tips for how to make your home safer for people with low vision, and much more.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

National Glaucoma Research Report: Winter 2017

Learn about experimental drugs implanted in the eye that may enhance visual function, the genetic risks of developing glaucoma, how glaucoma can occur even when eye pressures is a normal range, and much more in the winter 2017 edition of the National Glaucoma Research Report.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Alzheimer's Disease Research Review: Winter 2017

The winter edition of Alzheimer’s Research Review explores a new imaging technique that help with the early-stage detection of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), lifestyle changes for reducing the risk of AD, an innovative citizen science project called EyesOnALZ to engage the public in helping researchers analyze Alzheimer’s data, and more.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Macular Degeneration Research News: Fall 2016

The fall 2016 edition of Macular Degeneration Research News explains how the latest research projects that we are funding could help find a cure, provides vision tips for driving in the winter, outlines the steps to prepare an eye-healthy recipe for Tuscan stew, and discusses BrightFocus Chats, a free monthly phone call with doctors, researchers, and experts in the field on timely topics regarding macular degeneration.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Alzheimer's Disease Research Review: Fall 2016

Learn about 32 new Alzheimer's disease research grants totaling over $6.8 million, a clinical trial that aims to slow memory loss before Alzheimer's symptoms appear, the association between weight and Alzheimer's, and a "cocktail" approach of treating Alzheimer's, in the fall 2016 edition of the Alzheimer's Research Review.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

National Glaucoma Research Report: Fall 2016

The fall 2016 edition of the National Glaucoma Research Report explores a study examining the effects of pressure fluctuations on glaucoma that may lead to new treatment approaches, explains why a dilated eye exam is a must, provides vision tips for winter driving, and more.

Monday, October 3, 2016

National Glaucoma Research Report: Summer 2016

Learn about a new concept for restoring sight to damaged eyes, how researchers are turning a patients’ own cells into retinal ganglion cells, a discussion regarding the medical vs. surgical treatment of glaucoma, and more in the summer edition of our glaucoma newsletter.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Alzheimer's Disease Research Review: Spring 2016

The spring 2016 edition of Alzheimer's Research Review addresses the consequences of brain injury on Alzheimer’s disease, and the potential protective benefits of statins (cholesterol-lowering medications) in improving brain recovery after a concussion. Also read about BrightFocus Foundation's support of the Dementia Friendly America Campaign, meet Makoto Ishii, MD, PhD, who is investigating the complex interactions between body weight and Alzheimer’s disease, and much more.

Monday, May 2, 2016

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