#MedicalBreakthroughs

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Babies with 'bubble boy disease' cured using HIV in gene therapy

The rare genetic disease called severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome, or SCID, often kills children, mostly boys, in the first year or two of life.

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With CRISPR, scientists correct genetic mutation that causes sickle cell disease

The promise of a revolutionary gene-editing technology is beginning to be realized in experiments aimed at curing sickle cell disease.