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Gene therapy helps patients with hemophilia B.

An experimental gene therapy technique boosted the production of a vital blood clotting factor in six people with hemophilia B, according to new research supported by the National Institutes of Health. The therapy could give patients a long-term solution for preventing prolonged bleeding episodes and spontaneous bleeding.

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Publication:National Institutes of Health: News and Events
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Date:Dec 12, 2011
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