Gene Therapy Cures 'Bubble-Boy Disease'
Early trial in SCID infants showed full immune restoration
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Study compares effectiveness and cost of gene therapy and HSCT in major beta-thalassemia
Gene therapy offers the promise of a cure for beta-thalassemia and a new study has shown that it is associated with fewer complications and hospital admissions over 2 years...
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‘We have to cure' cancer, says CAR T pioneer Carl H. June, MD
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First patient dosed in Innovent wet AMD trial
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How Much Do Vitamin D Supplements Affect Lifespan?
In 1822, a Polish physician was the first to publish that sunlight could cure the vitamin D deficiency disease rickets. His work was ignored by mainstream medicine for a...
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Generalists, specialists must work together to ‘narrow gaps' in HCV care cascade
VIENNA - In the face of the remaining gaps in the hepatitis C care cascade, timely screening, monitoring and linkage to care by general practitioners coupled with early...
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New gene therapy cures babies with fatal 'Bubble Boy' disease
A new gene therapy created by US researchers appears to have cured eight infant boys born with a rare genetic disorder referred to as “Bubble Boy” disease.
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New Gene Therapy Cures Babies With Bubble Boy Disease
Infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency have fully functioning immune systems following treatment with gene therapy developed and produced at St. Jude Children's...
1 day ago - Medindia Health - 3 articles
HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease
All eight infants now have fully functioning immune systems after undergoing treatment, say experts.
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Scientists enter research collaboration to find a cure for cancer
Cancer is a disease that afflicts an alarming number of people, with one in two being diagnosed with a type of cancer during their lifetime.
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Alerting Patients to Their Risk of Gum Disease Improves Inflammation and...
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Mechanism of Persistent Infection Caused by Hepatitis B Virus Identified
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New Medicines for Obesity Basing on Genetic Variants
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