Contrary to conventional wisdom, it tends to cost money, but it improves quality of life at a very reasonable price

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But with plans to ease cost concerns. The first gene therapy in the U.S., approved last month to treat a rare, inherited form of blindness, now has a price tag: $850,000

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The proportion of medical procedures unsupported by evidence may be nearly half

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Beautiful. Pure. Natural. Medicine at its pinnacle. Those were the words of Dr. Giuliano Testa this week — the principal investigator of a clinical trial with ten women underway at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas

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Vincent Thomas had battled multiple myeloma for quite some time and gone through countless treatments and drug regimens, which weren’t stopping his cancer. He and his family made the decision to go on hospice care. The thing was, his eyesight had failed him

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You might not want to know all of your health results. With comments from our Leila Jamal.

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The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old Brian Madeux. Through an IV, he received billions of copies of a corrective gene and a genetic tool to cut his DNA in a precise spot

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Bizarre as this seems, researchers have seen hints of a “mother effect” on blood transfusions before. Half a dozen studies have found that recipients were more likely to die after receiving blood from a woman than from a man — though the biggest and most recent did not

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