CRISPR/Cas9, a powerful genome-editing tool, is showing promise for efficient correction of disease-causing mutations. For the first time, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a dual gene therapy approach to deliver key[…]
In the latter half of the 20th century, antibiotics revolutionized the world of medicine. Instead of bacterial infections running their course, which often led to death, antibiotics now stop many of them in their tracks, saving millions of lives.
A significant number of people with HIV have strains of the AIDS-causing virus that are resistant to both older and newer drugs, researchers report.The researchers looked at 712 HIV patients worldwide whose infection was not controlled by anti-retroviral drugs.