By Dov Michaeli
Posted 12/12/11 on The Doctor Weighs In
Had your fill with bad news? Thoroughly disgusted with the caliber of our “leadership”? (hint:“Evolution is a theory out there”, “Global warming is a hoax perpetrated by scientists to fatten their grant income”). Well, here is a powerful antidote.
The 10 December, 2011 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine reports on a landmark achievement in medicine: the first successful genetic therapy. Here are the details:
Hemophilia B, the disease that changed history (and not for the better).