Artificial retina a breakthrough for the blind

Artificial retina a breakthrough for the blind? An artificial retina which will help the sightless regain some of their vision has just been approved in Europe and the meals and Medication Administration may soon do the same in the U .S. CBS News Correspondent John Blackstone reported this may be a breakthrough for folks like Dean Lloyd. Lloyd told CBS News, ‘I had functional eyesight until I was 34 or 35 years old. And then I lost almost all of it in half a year or less.’ Dr. Jonathan LaPook: 1st artificial retina authorized in Europe Blindness robbed him of watching his daughter, Lisa, grow up.

Other medicines in the same course also carry warnings about the possibility of malignancies or critical infections.. Arthritis drug wins acceptance for use in children with Crohn’s disease The Drug and Food Administration in the U.S. Has given acceptance for the medication Remicade for use in children with active Crohn’s disease, a chronic and debilitating condition. Crohn’s disease is an swelling of the gastrointestinal tract which causes diarrhea, fever, abdominal discomfort, weight reduction and, in some sufferers, delayed development and stunted growth. Though it can involve any area of the gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the anus, it mostly affects the small intestine and/or colon.