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Consultation on mitochondrial donation published by Department of Health

The Department of Health has published a consultation¬† on draft regulations regarding mitochondrial donation. The consultation seeks the views of stakeholders and the wider public about draft regulations to allow newly developed treatment techniques to prevent the transfer of a … Continue reading

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Computers select personal medicine

BBC health news reports UK-US scientists have given one glimpse of the future of personalised medicine. Using supercomputers, they simulated the shape of a key protein involved in HIV infection in an individual patient and then ranked the drug molecules … Continue reading

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DNA mapping for cancer and rare disease patients

BBC health news has reported that up to 100,000 patients with cancer and rare diseases in England are to have their entire genetic code sequenced. The Prime Minister will announce ¬£100m has been set aside for the project over the … Continue reading

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