Tag Archives: Therapies

Alternative therapies for cancer

You may have seen the ads in the Sunday paper or on TV: “Try this all-natural remedy! Thousands already have!” Some of these ads grab your attention with the headline, “Here’s something your doctors don’t want you to know.” I highly doubt that your doctor is interested in keeping secrets from you, especially if there… Read More »

These Patients Had Sickle-Cell Disease. Experimental Therapies Might Have Cured Them.

Scientists have long known what causes sickle-cell disease and its devastating effects: a single mutation in one errant gene. But for decades, there has been only modest progress against an inherited condition that mainly afflicts people of African descent. With advances in gene therapy, that is quickly changing — so much so that scientists have… Read More »