Scientists alter genetic code to cure hereditary disease

June 27th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Scientists have altered the genetic code to cure a hereditary condition like haemophilia, which impairs our ability to control blood clotting or coagulation. They managed to ... Read more...

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Haryana to give ID cards to haemophilic children

April 17th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) Children suffering from haemophilia in Haryana will get identity cards so that they can avail facilities provided by the state government, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda ... Read more...

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Cuba develops anti-arthritis drug

February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Cuban scientists have developed a "promising" drug for chronic joint diseases to replace a product to which the island does not have access due to an economic embargo ... Read more...

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Thousands run to raise awareness about cancer in Delhi

December 20th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Dec 20 (ANI): Thousands of sport enthusiasts took part in the 'Run for Fun' marathon to raise awareness about cancer and blood disorders in children here today.Organized by the Sir Ganga ... Read more...

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A doctor and a medical student saves a Hemophiliac boy

June 5th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by GD
A baby suffering from Hemophilia was saved, thanks to a medical student who made a blood donation for the purpose. Nguyen Quang Loc Tai required an urgent operation at a time when ... Read more...

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Scientists create first genetically modified human embryo

May 11th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by admin
London , May 11 (ANI): Researchers at Cornell University in New York have made a breakthrough in genetics by creating the first genetically modified (GM) human embryo.The GM embryo was produced ... Read more...

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