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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 »

Losing weight is easy with these key tricks

One of the most frequently made New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight and with these simple tricks, it is possible to achieve that goal without starving yourself In most cases, fighting against excess weight remains a vicious circle. As I always say, the first and most important reason for failing to lose weight is… Read More »