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Gilead’s remdesivir offers little benefit for coronavirus patients in early trial

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The antiviral medicine remdesivir from Gilead Sciences failed to speed the improvement of patients with Covid-19 or prevent them from ...
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CRISPR therapy demonstrates ‘real curative potential’ for sickle cell disease, beta thalassemia

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The first two patients to receive a CRISPR-based treatment for the inherited blood disorders sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia ...
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Patient’s ‘serious’ kidney injury halts gene therapy trial for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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The Food and Drug Administration has halted a clinical trial involving a Duchenne muscular dystrophy gene therapy from Solid Biosciences ...
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Animal safety concerns prompt FDA to halt study testing Zolgensma gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy

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The Food and Drug Administration has halted a clinical trial of Novartis’ Zolgensma gene therapy due to a safety concern ...
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Podcast: Talking CRISPR with controversial biohacker Josiah Zayner

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Is biohacking a crime? Who came up with the latest CRISPR trick? And did Rage Against the Machine sell out? ...
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Biohacker Josiah Zayner meets with California regulators investigating him: ‘It was surreal’

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A few weeks ago, the prominent biohacker Josiah Zayner took to Instagram to break some news: He had received a ...
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Gene therapy for beta-thalassemia blood disorder one step closer to European approval

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The first gene therapy to treat a rare blood disorder is one step closer to approval [March 29] following a ...
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‘Game-changing’ drug first ever postpartum depression medication approved by FDA

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The Food and Drug Administration on [March 19] approved brexanolone, the first drug specifically targeted to treat postpartum depression — ...
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Promising Alzheimer’s drug trial halted

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Alzheimer’s disease has beaten back another effort to tame it. Biogen and its Japanese pharma partner Eisai said [March 21] ...
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