Haemophilia A trial results 'mind-blowing'

Haemophilia A trial results 'mind-blowing'
 

British doctors say they have achieved "mind-blowing" results in an attempt to rid people of haemophilia A.
Patients are born with a genetic defect that means they do not produce a protein needed to stop bleeding.
Thirteen patients given the gene therapy at Barts Health NHS Trust are now off treatment with 11 producing near-normal levels of the protein.
Jake Omer, 29 from Billericay, Essex, was on the trial and says he feels like he has a new body.
Like 2,000 other people in the UK, his body could not make clotting factor VIII.
A minor injury used to cause severe bleeding. He... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Regional, Views: 73
Source: BBC
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