Archive: 23/12/2013

Tretten approved for genetic clotting disorder

(HealthDay)—Tretten (coagulation factor XIII A-Subunit recombinant) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a very rare blood clotting disorder called congenital Factor XIII A-Subunit deficiency.

Dec 23, 2013
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Gene therapy method targets tumor blood vessels

Working in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report developing a gene delivery method long sought in the field of gene therapy: a deactivated virus carrying a gene of interest that ...

Dec 23, 2013
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Obama symbolically signs up for Obamacare

US President Barack Obama has symbolically signed up for health insurance to promote his own controversial health care reform legislation, a White House official said Monday.

Dec 23, 2013
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