Hepatitis B and C are found to increase the risk of Parkinson's Disease in a UK study although the reason is still unknown.
The Oxford Eye Hospital has successfully performed the first gene therapy for a X-linked retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative form of blindness.
A new gene-silencing technique is capable of preventing cholesterol levels from increasing by 50 percent.
Researchers have successfully cured a rare disorder affecting dogs with gene therapy.
A genetically deaf mice hearing was successfully restored through gene therapy. Improved gene therapy is being further explored to try restoring higher levels of hearing problems.
A number of studies are under way to reverse the aging process, but the solution is still out of reach.
According to a clinical trial, a form of gene therapy might be an effective and safe treatment option for patients with severe combined immune deficiency (SCID).
Gene therapy protects mice from a life-threatening heart disease caused by muscular dystrophy, according to a new research.
According to researchers, severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), dubbed "Bubble Boy" disease, is two times more common than experts believed.
Researchers have identified a crucial step in DNA repair that might lead to targeted gene therapy for hereditary diseases including "children of the moon" and a common form of colon cancer, according to a new study.
Scientists working to make gene therapy a reality have achieved yet another milestone. They have figured out how to bypass a blood stem cell's natural defenses while efficiently inserting disease-fighting genes into the cell's genome.
Researchers found that using gene and stem cell therapy together helped improve wound healing for elderly mice.
The AIDS virus can be used to treat genetic diseases, according to Italian scientists.
New research reveals a promising treatment for Sickle cell disease.
Affecting 5.8 million people in the United States alone, the condition can leave people weak and unable to perform simple tasks like walking up the stairs.
Senior citizens are at the top of the list of people at risk for contracting and unfortunately, passing away from the coronavirus. This is in great part due to their weaker immune systems and common existing health problems associated with aging. As such, it has been highly recommended that seniors do their best to remain at home to reduce the likelihood of contracting the virus.