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Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

4 monthes ago   |   By Web MD

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of gene therapy and chemotherapy.
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St. Jude Doctors Claim Cure for 'Bubble Boy' Disease

St. Jude Doctors Claim Cure for 'Bubble Boy' Disease

4 monthes ago   |   By Medscape

Relying on the trickery used by the AIDS virus to infect people, doctors at two medical centers say they have cured 10 infants of so-called bubble boy disease, a genetic defect that leaves children, typically boys, without an immune system.
Reuters Health Information
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Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix 'bubble boy' disease

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

Eight babies who were born without a working germ-fighting system had their disease corrected by a gene therapy that ironically was made from one of the immune system's worst enemies, HIV
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