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Tag: Hemophilia

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March 12, 2015

New gene therapy for hemophilia shows potential as safe treatment

Research showed that bleeding events were drastically decreased in animals with hemophilia B. Using a viral vector to swap out faulty genes proved safe and could be used for the more common hemophilia A.

Genetics, Treatment

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December 10, 2013

New gene therapy proves promising as hemophilia treatment

Researchers package specialized blood platelets with genes that express clotting factor, leading to fewer bleeding events.

Chronic Illness, Genetics, Research

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