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Gene therapy helps teens with rare genetic disorder

National / Science & Health Nov 11, 2015

Gene therapy helps teens with rare genetic disorder

Gene therapy has dramatically improved the conditions of two bedridden teens suffering from a rare disease, Jichi Medical University said Tuesday. The Tochigi Prefecture-based university said that the finding could lead to the development of treatment for other rare neurological diseases. The two teens have a ...

World / Science & Health Jul 9, 2015

Progress reported in using gene therapy for deafness

Gene therapy for deafness is moving closer to reality, with new research on Wednesday showing the technique for fixing faulty DNA can improve responses in mice with genetic hearing loss. Separately, a clinical trial backed by Novartis is under way to help a different group ...