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New approach can reduce depression in patients with AMD-related low vision Image

New approach can reduce depression in patients with AMD-related low vision

July 23, 2014

Depression is a common risk for people who have lost their vision from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), but a new study shows that a type of rehabilitation therapy can cut this risk in half. Read More »


Talking on Camera Could Help Teens with Autism Image

Talking on Camera Could Help Teens with Autism

July 22, 2014

SAR researchers study role of video cameras in strengthening friendships Read More »


Gene Therapy in Pigs Creates Temporary ‘Biological Pacemaker’ Image

Gene Therapy in Pigs Creates Temporary ‘Biological Pacemaker’

July 21, 2014

Electronic pacemakers can be lifesaving for people with abnormal or slow heart rhythms, but not everyone who needs a pacemaker is able to have an electronic device implanted in their heart. Now, in experiments in pigs, researchers have come up with a new method for making a "biological pacemaker" that might one day serve as an alternative to electronic ones, the researchers said. Read More »


Researchers say they’ve found new clues to autism Image

Researchers say they’ve found new clues to autism

July 18, 2014

A genetic mutation that increases the risk for a certain form of autism and causes specific physical traits and symptoms has been identified by researchers. Read More »


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