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3 HOURS AGO - The Independent

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Cystic fibrosis: Gene therapy offers hope to patients after successful trials

A glimmer of hope for the thousands of families affected by cystic fibrosis has emerged from a clinical trial showing that gene therapy produced a modest but significant improvement among children suffering from the most common inherited disease of white Europeans.

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8 HOURS AGO - BBC

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Cystic fibrosis gene therapy boost

A gene therapy has stabilised and slightly improved cystic fibrosis in some of 136 patients in a trial.

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10 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis promising for some patients

LONDON (AP) - Doctors who gave children with cystic fibrosis a replacement copy of a defective gene say it appeared to slow the expected decline of some patients' lungs, but called the results "modest" and say there must be major improvements before offering the treatment more widely. Cystic fibrosis is ...

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10 HOURS AGO - Doctors Lounge

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11 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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For first time, gene therapy shows promise in cystic fibrosis

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists conducting a major trial of a therapy that replaces the faulty gene responsible for cystic fibrosis say the treatment has showed significant benefit for the first time in patients' lung function. The technique, developed with the technology commercialization firm Imperial Innovations, replaces the defective gene behind the inherited lung disease by using inhaled ...

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