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European Union Approves New Gene Therapy Drug
2012-11-02 13:12:54

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A drug that has the ability to correct errors in a genetic code has been approved for the first time ever in Europe. The European Commission has given Glybera authorization to sell the drug next summer for treating an ultra rare genetic disease. The small Dutch biotech company's drug will cost around $1.6 million per patient, a new record price for medicine. The drug is a gene therapy for a rare disease that leaves people...

Gene Therapy Method Could Prevent Certain Inherited Diseases
2012-10-25 05:29:18

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) recently revealed a new gene therapy method that can successfully prevent particular inherited diseases. The scientists worked under the college´s Oregon National Primate Research Center as well as the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at OHSU and were able to complete the procedure in human cells. With the findings of the study, the new gene therapy will...

Shape Matters In DNA Nanoparticle Therapy
2012-10-12 10:49:44

Particles could become a safer, more effective delivery vehicle for gene therapy Researchers from Johns Hopkins and Northwestern universities have discovered how to control the shape of nanoparticles that move DNA through the body and have shown that the shapes of these carriers may make a big difference in how well they work in treating cancer and other diseases. This study, to be published in the Oct. 12 online edition of the journal Advanced Materials, is also noteworthy because this...

2012-09-25 23:04:25

According to a new study on adiponectin and raspberry ketone, obesity may be treated by regulating the levels of a key hormone in the body. (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Researchers at the University of Alberta have reported that a specific type of gene therapy involving Adiponectin and Raspberry Ketone can actually help fight obesity. The study from The Journal of Nutrition & Diabetes concluded that adiponectin gene therapy ameliorates the metabolic abnormalities caused by feeding mice a...


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