Depression, Healthy Living

New cancer vaccine candidate shows promise against age-related macular degeneration

A small immunotherapy vaccine—developed by a University of Birmingham PhD student and a group of collaborators—protects mice against oxidative damage caused by aging.
These photoreceptors are responsible for detecting when objects are strong because optical neurons are not able to perform safely in the close-up.
These patches of proteoglycans that protect the photoreceptors are different than those found in healthy eyes, indicating that they are presenilin-like proteoglycans.