RNA Runs Interference for New Therapeutic Solutions

At the same time stem cells are promising unprecedented hope for conditions requiring replacement of tissue, another new technology called “RNA interference” may be even bigger.  This technology promises to address the one-third of human maladies that are the result of genetic glitches that can’t be fixed by stem cells or by any of today’s “conventional” therapies.
 
We’re referring to those conditions where either a gene is not doing its job, as when diabetics stop producing insulin, or those where a gene is doing a job that sho.....

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