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Gene Therapy Raises Hope for a Future AIDS Cure
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gene therapy, treatment, AIDS, cure, science, health, genetic engineering )

- 3062 days ago -
In a bold new approach ultimately aimed at trying to cure AIDS, scientists used genetic engineering in six patients to develop blood cells that are resistant to HIV, the virus that causes the disease.It's far too early to know if this scientific first....
Gene Therapy May Aid Blind
Health & Wellness  (tags: gene therapy, blindness, research )

- 4099 days ago -
For the first time, researchers have used gene therapy to improve vision in patients who were virtually blind, offering new hope to hundreds of thousands with inherited forms of vision impairment.
Gene Therapy Study to Resume After Illinois Woman's Death, But With Changes
Health & Wellness  (tags: gene therapy, death, arthritis, infection, treatment, procedure, humans )

- 4252 days ago -
A nationwide gene therapy study halted after an Illinois arthritis patient died will resume with one main change: Participants won't get injections if they have signs of infections, the experimental treatment's developer said Monday.
Woman's Death Raises Questions About Gene Therapy
Health & Wellness  (tags: gene therapy, risks, alert, death, safety, risk, ethics, health, healthcare, humans )

- 4324 days ago -
Jolee Mohr fell ill the day after her right knee was injected with trillions of genetically engineered viruses in a voluntary experiment to find out if gene therapy might be a safe way to ease the pain of rheumatoid arthritis. She was dead three weeks lat

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