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Gene editing shows promise in sickle-cell disease

Drug development for sickle-cell disease, largely neglected for decades, is becoming a crowded field: two papers published on Saturday in the New England Journal of Medicine give promising results from a study of experimental therapies, including Crisper gene editing for the disease. In addition, Beam Therapeutics Inc. The American Society …

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Covid-19 rejection poses another challenge to health-care workers

Dr .. Michelle Schultz Bayes, shifts overnight at St. Lucas Health System Hospitals near Idaho, treating several hundred critically ill Covid-19 patients filling hospital beds in her state during the most severe epidemic period so far. She, like many other health care workers, faces another challenge in light of the …

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