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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 […]

Scientists are chopping DNA sequences

It is like a scene out of a science fiction movie: Scientists are chopping DNA sequences. The sequence is replaced with a more desirable one. Swapping out green eyes for blues one… red hair to brown… light for dark…having a bespoke child. The fiction aspect of this seemingly science fiction movie is closer than we think. Recent […]