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Lab Grown Red Blood Cell

The saga of lab-grown components of the human body continues. This time it is lab-grown red blood cells (RBC). Red blood cells generated in a lab have been transfused into humans for the first time. This opened the door to potentially groundbreaking therapies for individuals with uncommon blood types or blood disorders like sickle cell disease. […]

Gene-Editing Treatment – A Promise for Sickle Cell Disease

Initial studies on patients with Sickle Cell Disease were carried out which included gene editing as a form of treatment. Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a painful blood disorders affecting millions worldwide. The results are quite promising. Doctors are optimistic that a one-time gene-editing treatment involving permanent alteration of DNA in blood cells with the […]