Also categorized in Business of Medicine:
FDA testing levels of carcinogens in diabetes drug metformin
x hide permanently

Australia's First Snapshot of Families at Risk of Blindness From Rare Genetic Eye Disease

Medical Xpress

Photo: Danil Kuzelev/Unsplash

New research has revealed for the first time the number of Australian families affected by genetic mutations that cause the rare genetic eye disease Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON) – and the risk of going blind from the disease.

The study, which reveals that 96 Australian families are affected by the ...