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Can gene therapy make it possible to treat multiple ailments with one treatment?

ncreased longevity treatments
BY Lindsay Brownell
Wyss Institute Communications

DATENovember 4, 2019
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As people age, they tend to develop diseases such as heart failure, kidney failure, diabetes, and obesity, and the presence of any one disease increases the risk of developing others. Traditional drug treatments, however, each target one condition. That means patients often have to take multiple medications, increasing both the risk of negative side effects and the likelihood of forgetting one.
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https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2019/11/researchers-able-to-improve-reverse-age-related-diseases-in-mice/#:~:text=In%20the%20Wyss%20study%2C%20a,to%20treating%20such%20diseases

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They're really getting some good results in animal models.
That's very promising.
If they get similar or better results in humans, it would increase our lifespan by many years.
Maybe decades.
Genetics is a great field of research.
I believe it will play a major role in beating cancer, once and for all.
I hope to hear about human clinical trials in the future.

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