French Doctors Finally Find Cure for Sickle Cell?

A group of French doctors has finally found the cure for Sickle Cell Anaemia according to BBC News. The nearly impossible task was confirmed possible after a French teenager's sickle cell disease was reversed using a pioneering treatment to change his DNA.

The world-first procedure at Necker Children's Hospital in Paris offers hope to millions of people with the blood disorder. The report revealed that scientists altered the genetic instructions in his bone marrow so it made healthy red blood cells. So far, the therapy has worked for 15 months and the child is no longer on any medication.



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