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First human test for gene therapy targeting most common cause of blindness

BBC News | 
A woman from Oxford has become the first person in the world to have gene therapy to try to halt ...
Extending human life: What are the age limits?

Extending human life: What are the age limits?

BBC News | 
How long do you want to live - to 85, 90, 100 or beyond? More important than how long we ...

Nasal cell transplant allows paralyzed man to walk

BBC | 
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal ...

Heart gene therapy trial begins

BBC News | 
It is 18 months since Carol Gedda suffered a massive heart attack. It left her with just 20% of her ...

Interactive video: Synthetic viruses

BBC | 
BBC medical correspondent Fergus Walsh explains how British scientists have used a new technique to develop a synthetic virus which ...

Synchrotron yields ‘safer’ vaccine

BBC | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Producing vaccines against viral threats is a potentially hazardous business and that's why manufacturers ...