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Stories with subject: Genetics research
  • Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis promising for some patients 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 6:55 pm

    LONDON - Doctors who gave children with cystic fibrosis a replacement copy of a defective gene say it appeared to slow the expected decline of some patients' lungs, but called the results "modest" and say there must be major improvements before offering the treatment more widely.