Category Archives: age-related macular degeneration

Study finds nerve cells and blood vessels in eye ‘talk’ to prevent disease.


A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows that nerve cells and blood vessels in the eye constantly talk to each other to maintain healthy blood flow and prevent disease.  The new study found that these neurons produce a chemical critical for the survival of blood vessels and the survival and function of photoreceptors, the most

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