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Gene therapy ‘cured’ leukemia patients, doctors say

Two cancer patients treated with an innovative gene therapy were confirmed to be in remission after more than 10 years, according to a new study, prompting its lead researcher to declare that a “cure” for some forms of the disease could be on the horizon. A study published in Nature …

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EU country bans gay ‘conversion therapy’

Lawmakers in France’s National Assembly have given their unanimous backing to a new law which prohibits so-called ‘gay conversion therapy’, voting 142-0. The new law, passed on Tuesday, prohibits attempts to “convert” LGBTQ people to heterosexuality or traditional gender roles. It also grants authorities the right to seek criminal charges …

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WHO warns against ‘initially promising’ Covid therapy

In an advisory published by the BMJ on Monday night, WHO experts warned that “a transfusion of blood plasma from someone who has recovered from covid-19” – known as convalescent plasma therapy – “is not recommended for patients with covid-19.” The organization issued a particularly “strong recommendation” against the therapy …

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Created a revolutionary method of gene therapy

Scientists from Germany have proposed a method of performing gene therapy directly inside the body, without the preliminary work with the defective cells in the laboratory. This approach can cure not only genetic diseases, but also cancer. Scientists from Halle-Wittenberg University have developed a new means of DNA delivery for …

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Scientists have developed a new type of therapy for schizophrenia

A new therapy has helped to reduce the frequency of hallucinations and stress levels in patients.British experts have simulated digital visual model, “avatar”, the conversation which helps patients with schizophrenia to cope with the “voices in the head”. The study describes the development of published in the medical journal The …

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