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Swiss drug giant Roche reportedly readies to buy the biotech behind the first FDA-approved gene therapy and the priciest medicine in the US
Roche could pay $5 billion for biotech company Spark Therapeutics. The pharma giant likely wants to expand its presence in hemophilia, a lucrative market.
Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness by making a molecule in our eyes toxic, according to a new study
Blue light in our digital devices transforms molecules in the eye's retina into cell killers, according to a new study. Exposing blue light to cells triggers reactions that generate poisonous chemical molecules in photoreceptor cells, the researchers found.
This ‘Call of Duty’ player has racked up thousands of in-game kills despite his blindness – here’s how he does it
How does someone without vision play a complex game like "Call of Duty"?
The treatment, called Luxturna, is for Leber congenital amaurosis, a hereditary form of blindness.
The treatment, called Luxturna, treats Leber congenital amaurosis, a hereditary form of blindness.
According to Google Trends, search terms related to vision problems spiked in popularity Monday.
Microsoft's artificial intelligence is doing amazing work.
Common cares about people, and wants to use his voice to affect change.
The Himalayan Cataract Project is one of eight semi-finalists in the MacArthur Foundation's latest grant-giving contest.
GenSight Biologics thinks the best way to reverse a rare form of blindness could come from injecting the eye with a virus carrying new genes.