gene therapy

Google bans ads for unproven medical treatments

In an attempt to remain trustworthy, Google will no longer allow ads for "unproven or experimental medical techniques." Under the new Healthcare and medicines policy, the company will prohibit
Novartis Hid Manipulated Data While Seeking Approval for $2.1 Million Treatment

Novartis Hid Manipulated Data While Seeking Approval for $2.1 Million Treatment

The failure to report the issue has not put patients at risk, the F.D.A. said, but the drugmaker could face criminal and civil penalties.
Novartis Hid Manipulated Data While Seeking Approval for $2.1 Million Treatment

Novartis Hid Manipulated Data While Seeking Approval for $2.1 Million Treatment

The failure to report the issue has not put patients at risk, the F.D.A. said, but the drugmaker could face criminal and civil penalties.
Novartis Hid Manipulated Data While Seeking Approval for $2.1 Million Treatment

Novartis Hid Manipulated Data While Seeking Approval for $2.1 Million Treatment

The failure to report the issue has not put patients at risk, the F.D.A. said, but the drugmaker could face criminal and civil penalties.
Novartis Hid Manipulated Data While Seeking Approval for $2.1 Million Treatment

Novartis Hid Manipulated Data While Seeking Approval for $2.1 Million Treatment

The failure to report the issue has not put patients at risk, the F.D.A. said, but the drugmaker could face criminal and civil penalties.
Precision Therapy Targeting Specific Gene Mutation Reduces Psychotic Symptoms

Precision Therapy Targeting Specific Gene Mutation Reduces Psychotic Symptoms

Breakthrough research has found that treatment of some forms of psychosis can be enhanced by tailoring an intervention to a specific genetic mutation. The new study provides a proof-of-principle
This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million.

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million.

The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs.
This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million.

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million.

The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs.
This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million.

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million.

The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs.
This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million.

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million.

The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs.
This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million.

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million.

The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs.
“I don’t plan to die:” The immortality movement is going mainstream

“I don’t plan to die:” The immortality movement is going mainstream

Welcome to the War on Aging, where death is optional.
Everything you need to become an immortality expert

Everything you need to become an immortality expert

The best books, podcasts, TV shows, and Reddit threads for understanding the world of longevity.
Bill Gates calls Sillicon Valley’s pursuit of immortality “egocentric.” Maybe he’s right

Bill Gates calls Sillicon Valley’s pursuit of immortality “egocentric.” Maybe he’s right

As the life-extension industry begins to boom in Western nations, we should be asking ourselves the question: Who gets to live long and well, much less forever?
The four stories we tell ourselves to get over our fear of death

The four stories we tell ourselves to get over our fear of death

Humans keep finding creative ways to convince ourselves that death is not the end. And the stories we share across cultures have a lot in common.
The big business of living forever

The big business of living forever

From Peter Thiel to Google’s Calico, Silicon Valley’s tech titans are obsessed with the idea that innovation can help them solve aging and cheat death.

CRISPR doc 'Human Nature' embraces the hope and peril of gene editing

When making a documentary on something as groundbreaking and controversial as CRISPR, the gene editing tool that could potentially help us eradicate cancer, you need a deft touch. Lean into the hard
A new case study suggests that gene therapy could one day cure HIV

A new case study suggests that gene therapy could one day cure HIV

For the second time in history, a patient who received a stem cell transplant as part of cancer treatment appears to be HIV-free.
Biogen Acquires Nightstar Therapeutics in $800 Million Gene Therapy Deal

Biogen Acquires Nightstar Therapeutics in $800 Million Gene Therapy Deal

Nightstar developed a treatment for a rare eye disorder.