Genetic Disorders

'The results of this trial are of ground-breaking importance.'
For the first time ever, a drug trial has been shown to reduce the number of harmful proteins that are the cause of Huntington’s
Scientists have successfully performed ‘chemical surgery’ on the genetic code of an embryo, ridding it of an inherited blood
There are about 6,000 different known genetic disorders in the world. It is estimated that one in 25 children in the UK is affected by a genetic disorder, equating to around 30,000 babies and children being newly diagnosed each year.
Humans might consider themselves the final stage of evolution - the pinnacle of millions of years of genetic improvements
This could lead to a single drug that combats both diseases.
A massive study has found that there is a genetic connection between the two diseases that are the leading cause of global