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After years of studying Huntington’s, pioneering researcher reveals that she has the disease

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Year after year for two decades, Nancy Wexler led medical teams into remote villages in Venezuela, where huge extended families ...
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Treating alpha thalassemia major with prenatal blood transfusions, bone marrow transplant

New York Times | 
In the three months before she was even born, Elianna Constantino received five blood transfusions and a bone-marrow transplant. All ...
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First US baby born from living donor uterus transplant

New York Times | 
For the first time in the United States, a woman who had a uterus transplant has given birth. The mother, ...
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New T-cell treatment shows promise for treating leukemia

New York Times | 
A new way of genetically altering a patient’s cells to fight cancer has helped desperately ill people with leukemia when ...
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Gene therapy boost: FDA positions for faster reviews of new treatments

New York Times | 
The Food and Drug Administration on [November 16] issued new guidelines to speed the introduction of treatments involving human cells ...
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Gene therapy that reboots body’s immune cells to fight non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma approved by FDA

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The Food and Drug Administration on [October 19] approved the second in a radically new class of treatments that genetically reboot ...
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‘Unscrupulous’ stem cell clinics targeted in FDA crackdown

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The Food and Drug Administration announced a crackdown on dangerous stem cell clinics...while at the same time pledging to ease the path to approval ...
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First-ever gene-altering leukemia treatment approved by the FDA, uses patient cells to fight cancer

New York Times | 
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, a milestone ...
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Gene therapy leukemia treatments approval expected by end of 2017

New York Times | 
The approval of gene therapy for leukemia, expected in the next few months, will open the door to a radically ...
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Breast implants carry increased lymphoma risk for rare few

New York Times | 
Raylene Hollrah was 33, with a young daughter, when she learned she had breast cancer. She made a difficult decision, ...
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3 women blinded after receiving stem cell therapy for macular degeneration

New York Times | 
Three women suffered severe, permanent eye damage after stem cells were injected into their eyes, in an unproven treatment at ...
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Cancer doctors optimistic over success of immunotherapy

New York Times | 
Harnessing the immune system to fight cancer, long a medical dream, is becoming a reality. Remarkable stories of tumors melting ...
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Doctors ‘cautiously optimistic’ about first ever penis transplant in US

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A man whose penis ...
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First US uterus transplant successful, hopes for pregnancy to follow

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Surgeons at the Cleveland ...
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Doctors planning first ever penis transplant for wounded soldiers

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Within a year, maybe ...
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Uterus transplants expected to soon become possible in US

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Six doctors swarmed around ...

New mammogram guidelines point to flaws in breast cancer screening

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  One of the most ...

Frederick P. Li, scientist who helped prove genetic link to cancer risk, dies

New York Times | 
Dr. Frederick P. Li, who helped prove to a doubting medical establishment that heredity and genetics play a major role in some ...
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Placenta, controlled by baby’s genes, is bellwhether for fetal and maternal health

New York Times | 
Minutes after a baby girl was born on a recent morning at UCSF Medical Center here, her placenta — a ...