Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Researchers Find Potential New Gene Therapy for Blinding Disease

Newswise imageScientists funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI) report a novel gene therapy that halts vision loss in a canine model of a blinding condition called autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (adRP). The strategy could one day be used to slow or prevent vision loss in people with the disease.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Participation in Clinical Trials Improves Diabetes Care

Newswise imageThe development of new therapies and cures would be impossible without patients volunteering for clinical research studies. In exchange, volunteers often receive care based on the latest research, while gaining the satisfaction of helping others. That was the case with David, a research nurse who has had type 1 diabetes since he was 11 years old. (He asked that we not use his full name.) Now 66, he owes his 20/20 vision to his participation in clinical research funded by the National Eye Institu…