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Researchers create ‘mini-brains’ in lab to study neurological diseases

Neurons (stock illustration). Credit: © ktsdesign / Fotolia Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health say they have developed tiny “mini-brains” made up of many of the neurons and cells of the human brain — and even some

Study examines intent of glaucoma patients to use marijuana for treatment in a city with legalized medical use

A survey of patients with glaucoma in Washington, D.C., showed that the perception of the legality and acceptability of marijuana use was significantly associated with intentions to use marijuana for the treatment of glaucoma, even though research has indicated it is

International study reveals new genetic clues to age-related macular degeneration

An international study, involving researchers at the University of Southampton and Southampton General Hospital, has significantly expanded the number of genetic factors known to play a role in age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of vision loss among people age