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Biological bypass shows promise in coronary artery disease

Added: 11.08.2017 8:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

A new gene therapy that targets the heart and requires only one treatment session has been found safe for patients with coronary artery disease, according to a successful trial carried out in Finland.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Gene therapy via skin could treat many diseases, even obesity

Added: 03.08.2017 18:30 | 19 views | 0 comments

Scientist have now overcome challenges that have limited the use of gene therapy. They demonstrate how their novel approach with skin transplantation could enable a wide range of gene-based therapies to treat human diseases. The researchers provide 'proof-of-concept,' treating mice with two common related human ailments: type-2 diabetes and obesity.

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A Rush to Develop ‘Utterly Transformative’ Gene Therapies Against Cancer

Added: 23.07.2017 21:05 | 36 views | 0 comments

Gene therapy for cancer is becoming a reality but works best for blood cancers like leukemia and not so well yet in more common ones like lung cancer.

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New gene therapy treatment routes for motor neurone disease uncovered in new study

Added: 14.07.2017 14:38 | 21 views | 0 comments

Scientists investigating the genetic causes and altered functioning of nerve cells in motor neurone disease (MND) have discovered a new mechanism that could lead to fresh treatment approaches for one of the most common forms of the disease.

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Gene therapy for cancer nears FDA approval

Added: 13.07.2017 22:00 | 30 views | 0 comments

July 14, 2017 5:00 AM
NEW YORK • A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel has opened a new era in medicine by unanimously recommending that the agency approve the first treatment that genetically alters a patient's own cells to fight cancer.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Breathing in a new gene therapy to treat pulmonary hypertension

Added: 13.07.2017 21:40 | 17 views | 0 comments

A novel airway-delivered gene therapy for treating pulmonary hypertension (PH), a form of high blood pressure in blood vessels in the lungs that is linked to heart failure, has been advanced by new research.

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