Research Aims to Understand the Mechanism of Neuron Death in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
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Research Aims to Understand the Mechanism of Neuron Death in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

According to a story from news-medical.net, the process that causes the neurons responsible for voluntary muscle movement in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) to die is…

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Loma Linda University Cures Their First Sickle Cell Disease Patient with Stem Cell Transplant

LLUCH Loma Linda University Children's Hospital (LLUCH) is one of six hospitals in the University's health system. They are a faith-based system located in Southern California. They are the only…

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Experimental Treatment for Beta Thalassemia Earns Fast Track Designation
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Experimental Treatment for Beta Thalassemia Earns Fast Track Designation

According to a story from globenewswire.com, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. and CRISPR Therapeutics have recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded CTX001, an experimental gene-edited stem…

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Feasibility of Personalized Medicine for Myelodysplastic Syndromes Confirmed by Study

Personalized medicine is the latest craze in patient care. In essence, it refers to the development of treatment options which take into account the patient as an individual. It reduces…

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This Phenylketonuria Patient Helped Test a Breakthrough Therapy Only to Lose Access Once the Trial Ended
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This Phenylketonuria Patient Helped Test a Breakthrough Therapy Only to Lose Access Once the Trial Ended

According to a story from BBC, Louise Moorhouse gets the nutrition that she needs through two sources: pills and foul tasting nutrient shakes. This is because she was born with…

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